Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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 took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment. 5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the 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 the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

Joshua 24:15

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

1 Samuel 3:13

For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

2 Chronicles 11:16

And after them out of all the tribes of Israel such as set their hearts to seek the LORD God of Israel came to Jerusalem, to sacrifice unto the LORD 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 on the altar of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 29:27

And Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering began, the song of the LORD began also with the trumpets, and with the instruments ordained by David king of Israel.

2 Chronicles 29:30

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

2 Chronicles 30:12

Also in Judah the hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment of the king and of the princes, by the word of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:19

That prepareth his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though he be not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary.

2 Chronicles 33:16

And he repaired the altar of the LORD, and sacrificed thereon peace offerings and thank offerings, and commanded Judah to serve the LORD 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 throughout Judah and Jerusalem unto all the children of the captivity, that they should gather themselves together unto Jerusalem;

Nehemiah 10:29-39

They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;

Nehemiah 13:9

Then I commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and thither brought I again the vessels of the house of God, with the meat offering and the frankincense.

Nehemiah 13:19-22

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

Psalm 101:2-8

I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

Psalm 119:10

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

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:

Amos 5:4

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

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