Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 by removing the foreign altars and high places, tearing down the sacred pillars, cutting down the Asherim, and 4 commanding Judah to seek the LORD God of their ancestors and to keep the Law and the commandments. 5 He also removed the high places and incense altars from all of the cities of Judah. As a result, the kingdom enjoyed rest under Asa's leadership.


Cross References

Genesis 18:19

Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."

Joshua 24:15

If you think it's the wrong thing for you to serve the LORD, then choose for yourselves today whom you will serve the gods whom your ancestors served on the other side of the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose territories you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."

1 Samuel 3:13

I've told him that I'm about to judge his family forever because of the iniquity that he knew about. His sons committed blasphemy and he did not rebuke them.

2 Chronicles 11:16

As a result, anyone from all of the tribes of Israel who was determined to seek the LORD God of Israel followed the descendants of Levi to Jerusalem so they could sacrifice to the LORD God of their ancestors,

2 Chronicles 29:21

where they brought seven rams, seven lambs, and seven male goats for a sin offering on behalf of the kingdom, the Holy Place, and Judah. He ordered that the priests, as descendants of Aaron, place the offerings on the LORD's altar.

2 Chronicles 29:27

Hezekiah gave a command to offer burnt offerings on the altar, and when the burnt offerings began, a song to the LORD also began with trumpets sounding and with the instruments that King David of Israel had crafted.

2 Chronicles 29:30

King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the descendants of Levi to sing praises to the LORD based on psalms that had been written by David and Asaph the seer. So they all joyfully sang praises, bowed low, and worshipped.

2 Chronicles 30:12

God also poured out his grace throughout Judah, giving them a dedicated heart to do what the king and princes had decreed according to the message from the LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:19

everyone who prepares his own heart to seek God, the LORD God of his ancestors, even though he does so inconsistent with the laws of consecration."

2 Chronicles 33:16

He set up an altar to the LORD, sacrificed peace offerings on it, and ordered Judah to serve the LORD God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 34:32-33

He also made everyone who was present in Jerusalem and Benjamin to stand in agreement with him. As a result, the inhabitants of Jerusalem reconfirmed the covenant of God, the God of their ancestors.

Ezra 10:7-12

Then they sent word throughout Judah and Jerusalem to everyone who had returned from the exile, to gather together in Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 10:29-39

joined with their relatives and their leaders. They entered into an oath enforced by a curse to walk in God's Law that was given through God's servant Moses, and to be careful to obey all of the commands of the LORD, our Lord, as well as his regulations and statutes:

Nehemiah 13:9

I ordered them to purify the chambers, and then they brought back the vessels from the Temple of God, along with the grain offerings and incense.

Nehemiah 13:19-22

As the Sabbath approached and it began to get dark at the gates of Jerusalem, I gave word to shut the gates, charging that they should not be opened until after the Sabbath. I stationed some of my men at the gates to ensure that no loads would be brought in on the Sabbath day.

Psalm 101:2-8

I will pay attention to living a life of integrity when will I attain it? I will live with integrity of heart in my house.

Psalm 119:10

I have sought you with all of my heart; do not let me drift away from your commands.

Isaiah 55:6-7

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Amos 5:4

"For this is what the LORD says to the house of Israel: "Seek me and live,

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