Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

King James Version

But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Holman Bible

but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel.

International Standard Version

Instead, Jehoshaphat sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike Israel.

A Conservative Version

but sought for the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

American Standard Version

but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Amplified

but sought the God of his father, and walked in (obeyed) His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

Bible in Basic English

But turning to the God of his father and keeping his laws, and not doing as Israel did.

Darby Translation

but he sought the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

For to the God of his father he sought, and in his commands he went, and not according to the works of Israel.

King James 2000

But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but he sought after the God of his ancestors and walked in his commandments and not according to the works of Israel.

Modern King James verseion

But he looked to the God of his father, and walked in His commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But sought the LORD God of his father and walked in his commandments and not after the doings of Israel.

NET Bible

but instead sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike the Israelites.

New Heart English Bible

but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

for, unto the God of his father, he sought, and, in his commandments, he walked, - and not according to the doing of Israel.

Webster

But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

World English Bible

but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

for to the God of his father he hath sought, and in His commands he hath walked, and not according to the work of Israel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

to the Lord God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

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

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

and not after the doings
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

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. 5 So the Lord established the kingdom in his control, and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor.


Cross References

1 Kings 12:28

So the king consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, “It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt.”

1 Kings 12:30

Now this thing became a sin, for the people went to worship before the one as far as Dan.

1 Kings 12:33

Then he went up to the altar which he had made in Bethel on the fifteenth day in the eighth month, even in the month which he had devised in his own heart; and he instituted a feast for the sons of Israel and went up to the altar to burn incense.

1 Kings 13:33-34

After this event Jeroboam did not return from his evil way, but again he made priests of the high places from among all the people; any who would, he ordained, to be priests of the high places.

1 Kings 16:31-33

It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

2 Kings 8:18

He walked in the way of the kings of Israel, just as the house of Ahab had done, for the daughter of Ahab became his wife; and he did evil in the sight of the Lord.

2 Kings 17:19

Also Judah did not keep the commandments of the Lord their God, but walked in the customs which Israel had introduced.

Jeremiah 3:7-8

I thought, ‘After she has done all these things she will return to Me’; but she did not return, and her treacherous sister Judah saw it.

Hosea 4:15

Though you, Israel, play the harlot,
Do not let Judah become guilty;
Also do not go to Gilgal,
Or go up to Beth-aven
And take the oath:
“As the Lord lives!”

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

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