Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

King James Version

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;

Holman Bible

Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals

International Standard Version

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals.

A Conservative Version

And LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of his father David, and did not seek for the Baalim,

American Standard Version

And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baalim,

Amplified

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father [David]. He did not seek the Baals

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he went in the early ways of his father, not turning to the Baals,

Darby Translation

And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, for he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baals;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father David and sought not unto the Baalim

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will be with Jehoshaphat, for he went in the first ways of David his father, and he sought not for the Baals.

King James 2000

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of David his father and did not seek after the Baals,

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the first ways of his father David and did not seek to Baals.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the old ways of his father David, and sought not Baals:

NET Bible

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed in his ancestor David's footsteps at the beginning of his reign. He did not seek the Baals,

New Heart English Bible

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and did not seek the Baals,

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, that, Yahweh, was with Jehoshaphat, - because he walked in the first ways of David his father, and sought not unto the Baalim;

Webster

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not to Baalim;

World English Bible

Yahweh was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and didn't seek the Baals,

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah is with Jehoshaphat, for he hath walked in the first ways of David his father, and hath not sought to Baalim,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

יהושׁפט 
Y@howshaphat 
Usage: 84

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

in the first
ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and sought
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

2 He placed troops in all the fortified cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah and in the cities of Ephraim which Asa his father had captured. 3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals, 4 but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.


Cross References

Genesis 39:2-3

The LORD was with Joseph, so he became a successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.

Genesis 39:21

But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer.

Exodus 3:12

And He said, "Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign to you that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain."

Exodus 4:12

"Now then go, and I, even I, will be with your mouth, and teach you what you are to say."

Joshua 1:5

"No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.

Joshua 1:9

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

Judges 2:11

Then the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD and served the Baals,

Judges 2:18

When the LORD raised up judges for them, the LORD was with the judge and delivered them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the LORD was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who oppressed and afflicted them.

Judges 6:12

The angel of the LORD appeared to him and said to him, "The LORD is with you, O valiant warrior."

Judges 8:33

Then it came about, as soon as Gideon was dead, that the sons of Israel again played the harlot with the Baals, and made Baal-berith their god.

2 Samuel 5:10

David became greater and greater, for the LORD God of hosts was with him.

2 Samuel 8:15

So David reigned over all Israel; and David administered justice and righteousness for all his people.

1 Kings 11:6

Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and did not follow the LORD fully, as David his father had done.

1 Kings 15:3-4

He walked in all the sins of his father which he had committed before him; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, like the heart of his father David.

2 Kings 14:3

He did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

2 Kings 16:2

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do what was right in the sight of the LORD his God, as his father David had done.

2 Kings 18:3

He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done.

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left.

1 Chronicles 22:18

"Is not the LORD your God with you? And has He not given you rest on every side? For He has given the inhabitants of the land into my hand, and the land is subdued before the LORD and before His people.

2 Chronicles 14:2-5

Asa did good and right in the sight of the LORD his God,

2 Chronicles 14:11

Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one besides You to help in the battle between the powerful and those who have no strength; so help us, O LORD our God, for we trust in You, and in Your name have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God; let not man prevail against You."

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 15:8-13

Now when Asa heard these words and the prophecy which Azariah the son of Oded the prophet spoke, he took courage and removed the abominable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities which he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim He then restored the altar of the LORD which was in front of the porch of the LORD.

Psalm 46:7

The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of hosts is with us; The God of Jacob is our stronghold. Selah.

Psalm 132:1-5

Remember, O LORD, on David's behalf, All his affliction;

Isaiah 8:10

"Devise a plan, but it will be thwarted; State a proposal, but it will not stand, For God is with us."

Isaiah 41:10

'Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.'

Jeremiah 2:23

"How can you say, 'I am not defiled, I have not gone after the Baals'? Look at your way in the valley! Know what you have done! You are a swift young camel entangling her ways,

Matthew 1:23

"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."

Matthew 18:20

"For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst."

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

2 Timothy 4:22

The Lord be with your spirit Grace be with you.

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