Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and commanded Judah to seek the Lord God of their fathers and to observe the law and the commandment.

King James Version

And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

Holman Bible

He told the people of Judah to seek the Lord God of their ancestors and to carry out the instruction and the commands.

International Standard Version

commanding Judah to seek the LORD God of their ancestors and to keep the Law and the commandments.

A Conservative Version

and commanded Judah to seek LORD, the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

American Standard Version

and commanded Judah to seek Jehovah, the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

Amplified

And he commanded Judah to seek the Lord God of their fathers [to inquire of and for Him and seek Him as a vital necessity], and to observe the law [given to Moses] and the commandment.

Bible in Basic English

And he made Judah go after the Lord, the God of their fathers, and keep his laws and his orders.

Darby Translation

and commanded Judah to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers, and to practise the law and the commandment.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to Judah to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commands.

King James 2000

And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he commanded Judah to seek Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, and to keep the law and the commandment.

Modern King James verseion

And he commanded Judah to seek Jehovah, the God of their fathers, and to do the Law and the commandment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do according to the law and commandment.

NET Bible

He ordered Judah to seek the Lord God of their ancestors and to observe his law and commands.

New Heart English Bible

and commanded Judah to seek the LORD, the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

The Emphasized Bible

and bade Judah seek Yahweh, God of their fathers,-and execute the law, and the commandment;

Webster

And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

World English Bible

and commanded Judah to seek Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

Youngs Literal Translation

and saith to Judah to seek Jehovah, God of their fathers, and to do the law and the command;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and to do

Usage: 0

the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Reign Of Asa In Judah

3 for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim, 4 and commanded Judah to seek the Lord God of their fathers and to observe the law and the commandment. 5 He also removed the high places and the incense altars from all the cities of Judah. And the kingdom was undisturbed under him.


Cross References

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”

Joshua 24:15

If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

1 Samuel 3:13

For I have told him that I am about to judge his house forever for the iniquity which he knew, because his sons brought a curse on themselves and he did not rebuke them.

2 Chronicles 11:16

Those from all the tribes of Israel who set their hearts on seeking the Lord God of Israel followed them to Jerusalem, to sacrifice to the Lord God of their fathers.

2 Chronicles 29:21

They brought seven bulls, seven rams, seven lambs and seven male goats for a sin offering for the kingdom, the sanctuary, and Judah. And he ordered the priests, the sons of Aaron, to offer them on the altar of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 29:27

Then Hezekiah gave the order to offer the burnt offering on the altar. When the burnt offering began, the song to the Lord also began with the trumpets, accompanied by the instruments of David, king of Israel.

2 Chronicles 29:30

Moreover, King Hezekiah and the officials ordered the Levites to sing praises to the Lord with the words of David and Asaph the seer. So they sang praises with joy, and bowed down and worshiped.

2 Chronicles 30:12

The hand of God was also on Judah to give them one heart to do what the king and the princes commanded by the word of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 30:19

everyone who prepares his heart to seek God, the Lord God of his fathers, though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary.”

2 Chronicles 33:16

He set up the altar of the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings and thank offerings on it; and he ordered Judah to serve the Lord God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 34:32-33

Moreover, he made all who were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand with him. So the inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers.

Ezra 10:7-12

They made a proclamation throughout Judah and Jerusalem to all the exiles, that they should assemble at Jerusalem,

Nehemiah 10:29-39

are joining with their kinsmen, their nobles, and are taking on themselves a curse and an oath to walk in God’s law, which was given through Moses, God’s servant, and to keep and to observe all the commandments of God our Lord, and His ordinances and His statutes;

Nehemiah 13:9

Then I gave an order and they cleansed the rooms; and I returned there the utensils of the house of God with the grain offerings and the frankincense.

Nehemiah 13:19-22

It came about that just as it grew dark at the gates of Jerusalem before the sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut and that they should not open them until after the sabbath. Then I stationed some of my servants at the gates so that no load would enter on the sabbath day.

Psalm 101:2-8

I will give heed to the blameless way.
When will You come to me?
I will walk within my house in the integrity of my heart.

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I have sought You;
Do not let me wander from Your commandments.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
Call upon Him while He is near.

Amos 5:4

For thus says the Lord to the house of Israel,
Seek Me that you may live.

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