Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 cheered and his courage was high in the ways of the Lord; moreover, he took away the high places and the Asherim out of 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD, and he took away the high places and groves 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 Therefore the LORD secured Jehoshaphat's kingdom under his control, with all of Judah paying him tribute, and Jehoshaphat became very wealthy and greatly respected. 6 He remained committed to following the LORD, and he removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah. 7 During the third year of his reign, Jehoshaphat sent his officials Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah to teach throughout the cities of Judah.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:17

Nevertheless, the high places were not removed from Israel, even though Asa's heart was blameless all of his life.

2 Chronicles 20:33

However, the high places were not removed, since the people had not yet directed their hearts to the God of their ancestors.

1 Kings 22:43

He lived like his father Asa and never abandoned that life. He did what the LORD considered to be right. Nevertheless, the high places were not demolished, and the people continued to sacrifice and burn incense on the high places.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."

Deuteronomy 28:47

"Because you didn't serve the LORD your God joyfully and wholeheartedly, despite the abundance of everything you have,

2 Chronicles 14:3

by removing the foreign altars and high places, tearing down the sacred pillars, cutting down the Asherim, and

2 Chronicles 31:1

At the conclusion of all of these activities, everybody in Israel who was in attendance traveled throughout the cities of Judah, broke down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim, and broke down the high places and altars throughout the territories of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and Manasseh until they had eliminated all of them. Then the people of Israel went back to their cities and back to their work.

2 Chronicles 34:3-7

In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his ancestor David. In the twelfth year of his reign, he began to remove the high places, Asherim, carved images, and cast images from Judah and Jerusalem.

Job 22:26

"Then you'll take delight in the Almighty; and will turn your face toward God.

Psalm 18:21-22

because I have kept the ways of the LORD, and I have not wickedly departed from my God;

Psalm 119:1

How blessed are those whose life is blameless, who walk in the Law of the LORD!

Psalm 138:5

They will sing about 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: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Acts 13:10

and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you?

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