King Asa had a long reign of 41 years as the third king of Judah. 1Kings 15:14 (and 2 Chron 15:17) tells us that “the high places were not removed: nevertheless, Asa’s heart was perfect with the Lord all his days”. But the record of 2 Chronicles 14:3 declares that “he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places...” Can we account for this seeming discrepancy?
Judah vs Israel
One suggested explanation is that in 2 Chronicles 14:5 it is noted that Asa “took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places…” while 2 Chronicles 15:17 declares that “…the high places were not taken away out of Israel…” Some, in putting this as the solut…
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