Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He took great pride in the ways of the Lord and again removed the high places and the Asherim from Judah.

King James Version

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

Holman Bible

His mind rejoiced in the Lord’s ways, and he again removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.

International Standard Version

He remained committed to following the LORD, and he removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.

A Conservative Version

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of LORD. And furthermore he took away the high places and the Asherim out of Judah.

American Standard Version

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of Jehovah: and furthermore he took away the high places and the Asherim out of Judah.

Amplified

His heart was encouraged and he took great pride in the ways of the Lord; moreover, he again removed the high places [of pagan worship] and the Asherim from Judah.

Bible in Basic English

His heart was lifted up in the ways of the Lord; and he went so far as to take away the high places and the wood pillars out of Judah.

Darby Translation

And he took courage in the ways of Jehovah; moreover, he removed the high places and Asherahs out of Judah.

Julia Smith Translation

And his heart will be high in the ways of Jehovah: and yet more, he removed the heights and statues from Judah.

King James 2000

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and idol poles out of Judah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And his heart was courageous in the ways of Yahweh. Moreover, he removed the high places and the Asherahs from Judah.

Modern King James verseion

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of Jehovah. And he took away the high places and Asherahs out of Judah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And his heart was courageous in the ways of the LORD, and he put down yet more of the hill altars and groves out of Judah.

NET Bible

He was committed to following the Lord; he even removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.

New Heart English Bible

His heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: and furthermore he took away the high places and the Asherim out of Judah.

The Emphasized Bible

And his heart was encouraged, in the ways of Yahweh, - and he, yet further, took away the high places and the Sacred Stems, out of Judah.

Webster

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

World English Bible

His heart was lifted up in the ways of Yahweh: and furthermore he took away the high places and the Asherim out of Judah.

Youngs Literal Translation

and his heart is high in the ways of Jehovah, and again he hath turned aside the high places and the shrines out of Judah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
was lifted up
גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 34

in the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the Lord

Usage: 0

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

the high places
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

and groves
אשׁירה אשׁרה 
'asherah 
Usage: 40

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

5 So the Lord established the kingdom in his control, and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor. 6 He took great pride in the ways of the Lord and again removed the high places and the Asherim from Judah. 7 Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah;


Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:17

But the high places were not removed from Israel; nevertheless Asa’s heart was blameless all his days.

2 Chronicles 20:33

The high places, however, were not removed; the people had not yet directed their hearts to the God of their fathers.

1 Kings 22:43

He walked in all the way of Asa his father; he did not turn aside from it, doing right in the sight of the Lord. However, the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense on the high places.

2 Chronicles 19:3

But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God.”

Deuteronomy 28:47

Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;

2 Chronicles 14:3

for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim,

2 Chronicles 31:1

Now when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went out to the cities of Judah, broke the pillars in pieces, cut down the Asherim and pulled down the high places and the altars throughout all Judah and Benjamin, as well as in Ephraim and Manasseh, until they had destroyed them all. Then all the sons of Israel returned to their cities, each to his possession.

2 Chronicles 34:3-7

For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.

Job 22:26

“For then you will delight in the Almighty
And lift up your face to God.

Psalm 18:21-22

For I have kept the ways of the Lord,
And have not wickedly departed from my God.

Psalm 119:1

Aleph.
How blessed are those whose way is blameless,
Who walk in the law of the Lord.

Psalm 138:5

And they will sing of the ways of the Lord,
For great is the glory of the Lord.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things;
Whoever is discerning, let him know them.
For the ways of the Lord are right,
And the righteous will walk in them,
But transgressors will stumble in them.

Acts 13:10

and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?

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