Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He lived like his father Asa and never abandoned that life. He did what the LORD considered to be right. Nevertheless, the high places were not demolished, and the people continued to sacrifice and burn incense on the high places.

New American Standard Bible

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.

King James Version

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD: nevertheless the high places were not taken away; for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

Holman Bible

He walked in all the ways of his father Asa; he did not turn away from them but did what was right in the Lord’s sight. However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

A Conservative Version

And he walked in all the way of Asa his father. He turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of LORD. However the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high pla

American Standard Version

And he walked in all the way of Asa his father; He turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah: howbeit the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Amplified

He walked in all the ways or customs of Asa his father, never swerving from it, doing right in the sight of the Lord. However, the [idolatrous] high places were not taken away; for the people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places.

Bible in Basic English

He did as Asa his father had done, not turning away from it, but doing what was right in the eyes of the Lord; but the high places were not taken away: the people went on making offerings and burning them in the high places.

Darby Translation

And he walked in all the way of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing what was right in the sight of Jehovah. Only, the high places were not removed: the people offered and burned incense still on the high places.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he walked in all the ways of Asa, his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD. Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away, for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

Julia Smith Translation

And he went in all the way of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it to do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah: But the heights were not removed; the people yet sacrificing and burning incense upon the heights.

King James 2000

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD: nevertheless the high places were not taken away; for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father. He did not turn aside from it, doing right in the eyes of Jehovah. But the high places were not taken away, for the people offered and burned incense yet in the high places.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father and bowed not therefrom. But did that was right in the eyes of the LORD. Only he did not put the hill altars out of the way: for the people offered and burnt their sacrifices yet in the hill altars.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; He did not turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD: however the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

The Emphasized Bible

And he walked in all the way of Asa his father, he turned not aside therefrom, - doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh: nevertheless, the high places, were not taken away, - still were the people offering sacrifices and burning incense in the high places.

Webster

And he walked in all the way of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD:\

World English Bible

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; He didn't turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh: however the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he walketh in all the way of Asa his father, he hath not turned aside from it, to do that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah; only the high places have not turned aside, yet are the people sacrificing and making perfume in high places.

Interlinear

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

in all the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of Asa
אסא 
'Aca' 
Asa
Usage: 58

he turned not aside
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

in the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

for the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

Context Readings

King Jehoshaphat Of Judah

42 Jehoshaphat was 35 years old when he became king. He reigned 25 years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Azubah. She was the daughter of Shilhi. 43 He lived like his father Asa and never abandoned that life. He did what the LORD considered to be right. Nevertheless, the high places were not demolished, and the people continued to sacrifice and burn incense on the high places. 44 Jehoshaphat also made a peace treaty with the king of Israel.


Cross References

1 Kings 15:14

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

2 Kings 12:3

except that the high places were not demolished, so the people continued to sacrifice and burn incense on the high places.

Exodus 32:8

They have been quick to turn aside from the way I commanded them, and they have made for themselves a molten calf. They have bowed down to it in worship, they have offered sacrifices to it, and they have said, "This, Israel, is your god who brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"

1 Samuel 12:20-21

Samuel told all the people, "Don't be afraid. You have done all this evil. Yet don't turn aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart.

1 Kings 14:23

They erected high places, sacred pillars, and Asherim for themselves on every high hill and under every green tree.

1 Kings 15:5

because David had practiced what the LORD considered to be right. He never avoided anything that the LORD had commanded him during his entire lifetime, except for the case of Uriah the Hittite.

1 Kings 15:11

Asa practiced what the LORD considered to be right, just like his ancestor David.

2 Kings 14:3-4

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, but not like his ancestor David did. He acted as his father Joash had done,

2 Kings 15:3-4

He did what the LORD considered to be right, just as his father Amaziah had done in everything,

2 Kings 18:22

""Of course, you might tell me, "We rely on the LORD our God!" But isn't it he whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has demolished, all the while telling Jerusalem, "You're to worship in front of this altar in Jerusalem?"'

2 Chronicles 14:2-5

Asa practiced what the LORD his God considered to be right

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried out to the LORD his God, telling him, "LORD, there is no one except for you to help between the powerful and the weak. So help us, LORD God, because we're depending on you and have come against this vast group in your name. LORD, you are our God. Let no mere mortal man defeat you!"

2 Chronicles 15:8

Encouraged by what Oded's son Azariah the prophet had said in his prophecy, Asa removed the detestable idols from throughout the entire territories of Judah and Benjamin, and from the cities that he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He repaired the LORD's altar that stood in front of the vestibule of the LORD's Temple.

2 Chronicles 15:17

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

2 Chronicles 16:7-12

Right about then, Hanani the seer came to King Asa of Judah and rebuked him. "Because you have put your trust in the king of Aram and have not relied on the LORD your God, the army of the king of Aram has escaped from your control.

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals.

2 Chronicles 19:3-4

Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."

2 Chronicles 20:3-30

In mounting fear, Jehoshaphat devoted himself to seek the LORD. He proclaimed a period of fasting throughout all of the territory of Judah,

Psalm 40:4

How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.

Psalm 101:3

I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.

Psalm 125:5

But for those who choose their own devious paths, the LORD will lead them away, along with those who practice evil. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents

Proverbs 4:27

Do not turn to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.

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