Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 and yearned with all his desire for the Lord, the God of his father, and walked in His commandments and not after the ways of Israel.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but sought the LORD 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

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

3 And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; 4 But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. 5 Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.


Cross References

1 Kings 12:28

Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:30

And this thing became a sin: for the people went to worship before the one, even unto Dan.

1 Kings 12:33

So he offered upon the altar which he had made in Bethel the fifteenth day of the eighth month, even in the month which he had devised of his own heart; and ordained a feast unto the children of Israel: and he offered upon the altar, and burnt incense.

1 Kings 13:33-34

After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

1 Kings 16:31-33

And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him.

2 Kings 8:18

And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab: for the daughter of Ahab was his wife: and he did evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 17:19

Also Judah kept not the commandments of the LORD their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.

Jeremiah 3:7-8

And I said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned not. And her treacherous sister Judah saw it.

Hosea 4:15

Though thou, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and come not ye unto Gilgal, neither go ye up to Bethaven, nor swear, The LORD liveth.

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.



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