Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance. 6 And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah. 7 Also in the third year of his reign he sent to his princes, even to Benhail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethaneel, and to Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:17

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

2 Chronicles 20:33

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: for as yet the people had not prepared their hearts unto the God of their fathers.

1 Kings 22:43

And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD: nevertheless the high places were not taken away; for the people offered and burnt incense yet in the high places.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.

Deuteronomy 28:47

Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;

2 Chronicles 14:3

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:

2 Chronicles 31:1

Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah, and brake the images in pieces, and cut down the groves, and threw down the high places and the altars out of all Judah and Benjamin, in Ephraim also and Manasseh, until they had utterly destroyed them all. Then all the children of Israel returned, every man to his possession, into their own cities.

2 Chronicles 34:3-7

For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images.

Job 22:26

For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up thy face unto 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. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Psalm 138:5

Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.

Acts 13:10

And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?

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