Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 commanded Judah to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers [to inquire of and for Him and crave Him as a vital necessity], and to obey the law 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and they fulfilled the law and the commandments.

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 and he took away the altars of the strange gods and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs; 4 and commanded Judah to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers, and to practise the law and the commandment. 5 And he removed out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images; and the kingdom was quiet before him.


Cross References

Genesis 18:19

For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice, in order that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham what he hath spoken of him.

Joshua 24:15

And if it seem evil unto you to serve Jehovah, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods whom your fathers that were on the other side of the river served, or the gods of the Amorite, in whose land ye dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve Jehovah.

1 Samuel 3:13

For I have declared to him that I will judge his house for ever, for the iniquity which he hath known: because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

2 Chronicles 11:16

And after them, those out of all the tribes of Israel that set their heart to seek Jehovah the God of Israel came to Jerusalem, to sacrifice to Jehovah the God of their fathers.

2 Chronicles 29:21

And they brought seven bullocks, and seven rams, and seven lambs, and seven he-goats for a sin-offering for the kingdom, and for the sanctuary, and for Judah. And he commanded the priests the sons of Aaron to offer them upon the altar of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 29:27

And Hezekiah commanded to offer up the burnt-offering on the altar. And at the moment the burnt-offering began, the song of Jehovah began, and the trumpets, accompanied by the instruments of David king of Israel.

2 Chronicles 29:30

And king Hezekiah and the princes commanded the Levites to sing praise to Jehovah with the words of David, and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness, and bowed their heads and worshipped.

2 Chronicles 30:12

The hand of God was also upon Judah to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 30:19

that has directed his heart to seek God, Jehovah the God of his fathers, although not according to the purification of the sanctuary.

2 Chronicles 33:16

And he reinstated the altar of Jehovah, and sacrificed on it peace-offerings and thank-offerings, and commanded Judah to serve Jehovah the God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 34:32-33

And he caused all that were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand to it. And the inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers.

Ezra 10:7-12

And they made proclamation in Judah and Jerusalem to all the children of the captivity, that they should gather themselves together unto Jerusalem;

Nehemiah 10:29-39

joined with their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse and into an oath, to walk in the law of God, which had been given by Moses the servant of God, and to keep and do all the commandments of Jehovah our Lord, and his ordinances and his statutes;

Nehemiah 13:9

And I commanded, and they purified the chambers; and thither brought I again the vessels of the house of God, the oblation and the frankincense.

Nehemiah 13:19-22

And it came to pass, that when it began to be dark in the gates of Jerusalem before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut; and I commanded that they should not be opened till after the sabbath. And I set some of my servants at the gates, so that no burden should be brought in on the sabbath day.

Psalm 101:2-8

I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. When wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house in the integrity of my heart.

Psalm 119:10

With my whole heart have I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandments.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye Jehovah while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near.

Amos 5:4

For thus saith Jehovah unto the house of Israel: Seek ye me, and ye shall live.

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