Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And he did the same sins which his father had done before him: his heart was not completely true to the Lord his God, like the heart of David his father.

New American Standard Bible

He walked in all the sins of his father which he had committed before him; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the Lord his God, like the heart of his father David.

King James Version

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

Holman Bible

Abijam walked in all the sins his father before him had committed, and he was not completely devoted to the Lord his God as his ancestor David had been.

International Standard Version

He practiced the same sins that his father committed before he was born. Unlike his ancestor David, his heart never became devoted to the LORD his God.

A Conservative Version

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him. And his heart was not perfect with LORD his God as the heart of David his father.

American Standard Version

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him; and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father.

Amplified

He walked in all the sins [of idol worship] that his father [Rehoboam] committed before him; and his heart was not entirely devoted to the Lord his God, like the heart of his father (forefather) David.

Darby Translation

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him; and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father.

Julia Smith Translation

And he went in all the sins of his father which he did before him: and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah as the heart of David his father.

King James 2000

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He walked in all the sins of his father that he had done before him, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father.

Modern King James verseion

And he walked in all the sins of his father which he had done before him. And his heart was not perfect with Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he walked in all the sins of his father which he did before him, and his heart was not whole with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

He walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him; and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

The Emphasized Bible

And he walked in all the sins of his father which he had done before him, - and his heart was not blameless with Yahweh his God, like the heart of David his father.

Webster

And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

World English Bible

He walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him; and his heart was not perfect with Yahweh his God, as the heart of David his father.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he walketh in all the sins of his father, that he did before him, and his heart hath not been perfect with Jehovah his God, as the heart of David his father;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he walked
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in all the sins
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

him and his heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

was not perfect
שׁלם 
Shalem 
Usage: 28

with the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

as the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Reign Of Abijam In Judah

2 For three years he was king in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah, the daughter of Abishalom. 3 And he did the same sins which his father had done before him: his heart was not completely true to the Lord his God, like the heart of David his father. 4 But because of David, the Lord gave him a light in Jerusalem, making his sons king after him, so that Jerusalem might be safe;


Cross References

1 Kings 11:4

For it came about that when Solomon was old, his heart was turned away to other gods by his wives; and his heart was no longer true to the Lord his God as the heart of his father David had been.

Psalm 119:80

Let all my heart be given to your orders, so that I may not be put to shame.

1 Kings 3:14

And if you go on in my ways, keeping my laws and my orders as your father David did, I will give you a long life.

1 Kings 11:33

Because they are turned away from me to the worship of Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians, and Chemosh, the god of Moab, and Milcom, the god of the Ammonites; they have not been walking in my ways or doing what is right in my eyes or keeping my laws and my decisions as his father David did.

1 Kings 14:21-22

And Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, was king in Judah. Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he became king, and he was king for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the town which the Lord had made his out of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name there; his mother's name was Naamah, an Ammonite woman.

2 Kings 20:3

O Lord, keep in mind how I have been true to you with all my heart, and have done what is good in your eyes. And Hezekiah gave way to bitter weeping.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

This Hezekiah did through all Judah; he did what was good and right and true before the Lord his God.

2 Chronicles 25:2

He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, but his heart was not completely true to the Lord.

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