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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

Judges Chapter 3

Judges 3:7

jdg 3:7


Groves, like high places, have been associated with idolatrous worship from time immemorial. The Hebrew, asherah, translated, grove means also the idol enshrined there. (Deu 16:21). This idol seems often to have been a sacred tree, the figure of which is constantly found on Assyrian monuments. In apostate Israel, however, such groves were associated with every form of idolatry, for example (Kg2 17:16); (Kg2 17:17),

(See Scofield) - (Kg1 3:2)

and Ashtaroth

(See Scofield) - (Jdg 2:13).

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