Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

They entered into the covenant to seek the LORD, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul;

New American Standard Bible

They entered into the covenant to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and soul;

King James Version

And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;

Holman Bible

Then they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their ancestors with all their mind and all their heart.

International Standard Version

They also entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their ancestors with all their heart and soul,

A Conservative Version

And they entered into the covenant to seek LORD, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul.

American Standard Version

And they entered into the covenant to seek Jehovah, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul;

Amplified

They entered into a covenant (solemn agreement) to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and soul;

Bible in Basic English

And they made an agreement to be true to the Lord, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and all their soul;

Darby Translation

And they entered into a covenant to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers, with all their heart, and with all their soul,

Julia Smith Translation

And they will come into a covenant to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;

King James 2000

And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they entered into a covenant to seek Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, with all their heart and with all their inmost being,

Modern King James verseion

And they entered into a covenant to seek Jehovah, the God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they made a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers, with all their hearts and all their souls:

NET Bible

They solemnly agreed to seek the Lord God of their ancestors with their whole heart and being.

The Emphasized Bible

And they entered into a covenant, to seek Yahweh, God of their fathers, - with all their heart, and with all their soul;

Webster

And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul;

World English Bible

They entered into the covenant to seek Yahweh, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul;

Youngs Literal Translation

and they enter into a covenant to seek Jehovah, God of their fathers, with all their heart, and with all their soul,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

with all their heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

References

Morish

Context Readings

Asa's Religious Reforms

11 They sacrificed to the LORD in that day, of the spoil which they had brought, seven hundred head of cattle and seven thousand sheep. 12 They entered into the covenant to seek the LORD, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul; 13 and that whoever would not seek the LORD, the God of Israel, should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 23:16

Jehoiada made a covenant between himself, and all the people, and the king, that they should be the LORD's people.

2 Kings 23:3

The king stood by the pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and all his soul, to confirm the words of this covenant that were written in this book: and all the people stood to the covenant.

2 Chronicles 29:10

Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD, the God of Israel, that his fierce anger may turn away from us.

Nehemiah 10:29

they joined with their brothers, 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 ordinances and his statutes;

Deuteronomy 4:29

But from there you shall seek the LORD your God, and you shall find him, when you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deuteronomy 10:12

Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 29:1

These are the words of the covenant which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, besides the covenant which he made with them in Horeb.

Deuteronomy 29:12

that you may enter into the covenant of the LORD your God, and into his oath, which the LORD your God makes with you this day;

1 Kings 8:48

if they return to you with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their enemies, who carried them captive, and pray to you toward their land, which you gave to their fathers, the city which you have chosen, and the house which I have built for your name:

2 Chronicles 15:4

But when in their distress they turned to the LORD, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them.

2 Chronicles 34:31-32

The king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant that were written in this book.

Nehemiah 9:38

Yet for all this, we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our leaders, our Levites, and our priests, seal it."

Jeremiah 29:12-13

You shall call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 50:5

They shall inquire concerning Zion with their faces turned toward it, saying, "Come, and join yourselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten."

Acts 24:14

But this I confess to you, that after the Way, which they call a sect, so I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the Law, and which are written in the Prophets;

2 Corinthians 8:5

This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.

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