2 But the people were sacrificing on the high places, for the house for the name of Yahweh had not yet been built in those days.
1 Kings 3:2 Cross References - LEB
3 "⌊Any man⌋* from the house of Israel who slaughters an ox or a sheep or a goat in the camp or who slaughters it ⌊outside the camp⌋* 4 and he does not bring it to the tent of assembly's entrance to present an offering to Yahweh ⌊before⌋* Yahweh's tabernacle, then* that man shall be accounted bloodguilty—he has poured out blood, and that man shall be cut off from the midst of his people. 5 This is so that the ⌊Israelites⌋* may bring their sacrifices that they are sacrificing ⌊in the open field⌋* and bring* them for Yahweh to the tent of assembly's entrance to the priest, and they shall sacrifice fellowship offerings for Yahweh with them. 6 And the priest shall sprinkle the blood on Yahweh's altar at the tent of assembly's entrance, and he shall ⌊burn⌋* the fat as an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.
30 And I will destroy your high places, and I will cut down your incense altars, and I will place your corpses on your idols' corpses; and my inner self* shall abhor you.
2 You must completely demolish all of the places there where they served their gods, that is, the nations whom you are about to dispossess, on the high mountains, and on the hills and under each leafy green tree.* 3 And you shall break down their altars, and you shall smash their stone pillars, and their Asherah poles you must burn with fire, and the images of their gods you shall hew down, and you shall blot out their names from that place. 4 You shall not worship Yahweh your God like this. 5 ⌊But only⌋* to the place that Yahweh your God will choose from all of your tribes to place his name there as his dwelling shall you seek, and there you shall go.
3 "You knew David my father, that he was not able to build a house for the name of Yahweh his God, ⌊in view of the warfare⌋* which surrounded him, until Yahweh placed them* under the soles of his feet.
43 He walked in all of the way of Asa his father, and he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the eyes of Yahweh.* Only he did not remove the high places; the people were still sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.
4 "Go and say to David my servant, 'Thus says Yahweh, "You are not to build a house for me to live in, 5 for I have not lived in a house from the day that I brought out Israel unto this day. I have been from tent to tent and from tabernacle to tabernacle. 6 In every place I have moved about, did I say one word with the judges of Israel I commanded to shepherd my people, saying, 'Why have you not built for me a house of cedar?'" '
3 But God said to me, 'You may not build a house for my name because you are a man of war, and you have shed blood.' 4 But Yahweh the God of Israel chose me from all of the house of my father to be king over Israel forever, for he chose Judah as leader, and in the house of Judah, the house of my father, and among the sons of my father he took pleasure in me to reign over all Israel. 5 And from all my sons—for Yahweh has given many sons to me—he has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the kingdom of Yahweh over Israel. 6 And he said to me, 'Solomon your son, he himself shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him as a son to myself, and I myself will be as a father to him,
17 Nevertheless, the people offered at the high places, but only to Yahweh their God.