Parallel Verses

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.

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

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

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

2 by placing troops in all of the fortified citadels through Judah and by establishing garrisons throughout the land of Judah and in the cities that his father Asa had captured. 3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals. 4 Instead, Jehoshaphat sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike Israel.


Cross References

Genesis 39:2-3

But the LORD was with Joseph. He became a very prosperous man while in the house of his Egyptian master,

Genesis 39:21

But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph.

Exodus 3:12

Then God said, "I certainly will be with you. And this will be the sign for you that it is I who sent you: When you have brought the people out of Egypt, all of you will serve God on this mountain."

Exodus 4:12

Now, go! I myself will help you with your speech, and I'll teach you what you are to say."

Joshua 1:5

No one will be victorious against you for the rest of your life. I'll be with you just like I was with Moses I'll neither fail you nor abandon you.

Joshua 1:9

I've commanded you, haven't I? Be strong and courageous. Don't be fearful or discouraged, because the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."

Judges 2:11

So the Israelis practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by worshiping Canaanite deities.

Judges 2:18

As a result, whenever the LORD raised up leaders for them, the LORD remained present with their leader, delivering Israel from the control of their enemies during the lifetime of that leader. The LORD was moved with compassion by their groaning that had been caused by those who were oppressing and persecuting them.

Judges 6:12

The angel of the LORD appeared to him and told him, "The LORD is with you, you valiant warrior!"

Judges 8:33

Later on, as soon as Gideon was dead, the Israelis again committed spiritual adultery with various Canaanite deities and appointed Baal-berith to be their god.

2 Samuel 5:10

David became more and more esteemed because the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies was with him.

2 Samuel 8:15

David reigned over all of Israel, administering justice and equity to every one of his people.

1 Kings 11:6

Solomon practiced what the LORD considered to be evil by not fully following the LORD, as had his father David.

1 Kings 15:3-4

He practiced the same sins that his father committed before he was born. Unlike his ancestor David, his heart never became devoted to the LORD his God.

2 Kings 14:3

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, but not like his ancestor David did. He acted as his father Joash had done,

2 Kings 16:2

Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king, and he ruled in Jerusalem for sixteen years. He did not practice what the LORD considered to be right, as had his ancestor David.

2 Kings 18:3

He did what the LORD considered to be right, according to everything that his ancestor David had done.

2 Kings 22:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, living the way his ancestor David had lived, turning neither to the right nor to the left.

1 Chronicles 22:18

"Isn't the LORD your God with you? Hasn't he surrounded you with comfort? He has delivered the inhabitants of the land into my control, and the land lies subdued both in the LORD's presence and before his people.

2 Chronicles 14:2-5

Asa practiced what the LORD his God considered to be right

2 Chronicles 14:11

Asa cried out to the LORD his God, telling him, "LORD, there is no one except for you to help between the powerful and the weak. So help us, LORD God, because we're depending on you and have come against this vast group in your name. LORD, you are our God. Let no mere mortal man defeat you!"

2 Chronicles 15:2

so he went out to meet Asa and rebuked him:

2 Chronicles 15:8-13

Encouraged by what Oded's son Azariah the prophet had said in his prophecy, Asa removed the detestable idols from throughout the entire territories of Judah and Benjamin, and from the cities that he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He repaired the LORD's altar that stood in front of the vestibule of the LORD's Temple.

Psalm 46:7

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; our refuge is the God of Jacob. Interlude

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of the heavenly armies is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Interlude To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

Psalm 132:1-5

LORD, remember in David's favor all of his troubles;

Isaiah 8:10

Take counsel together, but it will all be for nothing; go ahead and talk, but it will all be for nothing, for God is with us."

Isaiah 41:10

Don't be afraid, because I'm with you; don't be anxious, because I am your God. I keep on strengthening you; I'm truly helping you. I'm surely upholding you with my victorious right hand."

Jeremiah 2:23

"How can you say, "I'm not defiled. I haven't gone after the Baals.'? Look at what you've done in the valley. Know what you have done. You are a swift young camel galloping aimlessly;

Matthew 1:23

"See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,"

Matthew 18:20

because where two or three have come together in my name, I am there among them."

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to obey everything that I've commanded you. And remember, I am with you each and every day until the end of the age."

2 Timothy 4:22

May the Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with all of you! Amen.

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