Parallel Verses

NET Bible

The high places were not eliminated, yet Asa was wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord throughout his lifetime.

New American Standard Bible

But the high places were not taken away; nevertheless the heart of Asa was wholly devoted to the Lord all his days.

King James Version

But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.

Holman Bible

The high places were not taken away; but Asa’s heart was completely devoted to the Lord his entire life.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, the high places were not removed, even though Asa's heart was blameless toward the LORD all of his life.

A Conservative Version

But the high places were not taken away. Nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with LORD all his days.

American Standard Version

But the high places were not taken away: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with Jehovah all his days.

Amplified

But the high places [of idol worship] were not removed. Nevertheless, Asa’s heart was entirely devoted to the Lord all his days.

Bible in Basic English

The high places, however, were not taken away: but still the heart of Asa was true to the Lord all his life.

Darby Translation

But the high places were not removed; only, Asa's heart was perfect with Jehovah all his days.

Julia Smith Translation

And the heights were not turned aside: but Asa's heart was perfect with Jehovah all his days.

King James 2000

But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the high places he did not remove. Nevertheless, the heart of Asa was completely with Yahweh all of his days.

Modern King James verseion

But the high places were not removed. But Asa's heart was perfect with Jehovah all his days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he put not down the hill altars. Nevertheless, Asa's heart was whole with the LORD all his days.

New Heart English Bible

But the high places were not taken away: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with the LORD all his days.

The Emphasized Bible

But, the high places, removed he not, - nevertheless, the heart of Asa, was blameless with Yahweh, all his days.

Webster

But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.

World English Bible

But the high places were not taken away: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with Yahweh all his days.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the high places have not turned aside; only, the heart of Asa hath been perfect with Jehovah all his days,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

אסא 
'Aca' 
Asa
Usage: 58

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

with the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Reign Of Asa In Judah

13 He also removed Maacah his grandmother from her position as queen because she had made a loathsome Asherah pole. Asa cut down her Asherah pole and burned it in the Kidron Valley. 14 The high places were not eliminated, yet Asa was wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord throughout his lifetime. 15 He brought the holy items that he and his father had made into the Lord's temple, including the silver, gold, and other articles.


Cross References

1 Kings 15:3

He followed all the sinful practices of his father before him. He was not wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord his God, as his ancestor David had been.

1 Kings 22:43

He followed in his father Asa's footsteps and was careful to do what the Lord approved. However, the high places were not eliminated; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense on the high places.

1 Kings 8:61

May you demonstrate wholehearted devotion to the Lord our God by following his rules and obeying his commandments, as you are presently doing."

2 Kings 12:3

But the high places were not eliminated; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense on the high places.

2 Kings 14:4

But the high places were not eliminated; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense on the high places.

1 Kings 11:4

When Solomon became old, his wives shifted his allegiance to other gods; he was not wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord his God, as his father David had been.

2 Kings 15:4

But the high places were not eliminated; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense on the high places.

2 Chronicles 14:3

He removed the pagan altars and the high places, smashed the sacred pillars, and cut down the Asherah poles.

2 Chronicles 14:5

He removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah. The kingdom had rest under his rule.

2 Chronicles 15:17-18

The high places were not eliminated from Israel, yet Asa was wholeheartedly devoted to the Lord throughout his lifetime.

2 Chronicles 16:9

Certainly the Lord watches the whole earth carefully and is ready to strengthen those who are devoted to him. You have acted foolishly in this matter; from now on you will have war.

2 Chronicles 25:2

He did what the Lord approved, but not with wholehearted devotion.

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