2 Chronicles 28:23

For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which struck him; and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, [therefore] will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

Alternate Versions of 2 Chronicles 28-23

A Conservative Version: 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which smote him. And he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, therefore I will sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

American Standard Version: 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which smote him; and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, `therefore' will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

Bible in Basic English: 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he made offerings to the gods of Damascus, who were attacking him, and said, Because the gods of the kings of Aram are giving them help, I will make offerings to them so that they may give me help. But they were the cause of his downfall, and of that of all Israel.

Darby English Bible: 2 Chronicles 28:23
And he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which had smitten him; and he said, Since the gods of the kings of Syria help them, I will sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

King James Version: 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

King James Version (UK): 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which stroke him and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

Webster's: 2 Chronicles 28:23
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation: 2 Chronicles 28:23
and he sacrificeth to the gods of Damascus -- those smiting him, and saith, `Because the gods of the kings of Aram are helping them, to them I sacrifice, and they help me,' and they have been to him to cause him to stumble, and to all Israel.

Verses Related to 2 Chronicles 28-23

Exodus 23:33
They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

Deuteronomy 7:16
You shall consume all the peoples who Yahweh your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.

2 Kings 16:12
When the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king drew near to the altar, and offered thereon.

2 Kings 16:13
He burnt his burnt offering and his meal-offering, and poured his drink-offering, and sprinkled the blood of his peace-offerings, on the altar.

2 Chronicles 25:14
Now it happened, after that Amaziah was come from the slaughter of the Edomites, that he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be his gods, and bowed down himself before them, and burned incense to them.

Isaiah 1:28
But the destruction of transgressors and sinners shall be together, And those who forsake Yahweh shall be consumed.

Jeremiah 10:5
They are like a palm tree, of turned work, and don't speak: they must be carried, because they can't go. Don't be afraid of them; for they can't do evil, neither is it in them to do good."

Jeremiah 44:5
But they didn't listen, nor inclined their ear to turn from their wickedness, to burn no incense to other gods.