Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

However, some good is found in you, for you have removed the Asherah poles from the land and have decided to seek God."

International Standard Version

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."

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou have put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set thy heart to seek God.

American Standard Version

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast put away the Asheroth out of the land, and hast set thy heart to seek God.

Amplified

But there are good things found in you, for you have destroyed the Asherim out of the land and have set your heart to seek God [with all your soul's desire].

Bible in Basic English

But still there is some good in you, for you have put away the wood pillars out of the land, and have given your heart to the worship of God.

Darby Translation

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee; for thou hast put away the Asherahs out of the land, and hast directed thy heart to seek God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nevertheless, good things have been found in thee, in that thou hast burned down the groves of the land and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.

Julia Smith Translation

But good words were found with thee, for thou didst burn the images from the land, and didst prepare heart to seek God.

King James 2000

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the idol poles out of the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Nevertheless some good things have been found in regard to you, for you burned the Asherahs out of the land and set your heart to seek God."

Modern King James verseion

But there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the Asherahs out of the land and have prepared your heart to seek God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

Nevertheless you have done some good things; you removed the Asherah poles from the land and you were determined to follow the Lord."

New Heart English Bible

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set your heart to seek God."

The Emphasized Bible

howbeit, good things, are found with thee,-for that thou hast consumed the Sacred Stems out of the land, and hast fixed thy heart to seek God.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set your heart to seek God."

Youngs Literal Translation

but good things have been found with thee, for thou hast put away the shrines out of the land, and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H61
אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 11

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in thee, in that thou hast taken away
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

the groves
אשׁירה אשׁרה 
'asherah 
Usage: 40

out of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat's Reforms

2 Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD? 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." 4 So Jehoshaphat lived in Jerusalem and went out again among the people from Beersheba to the hill country of Ephraim and brought them back to the LORD, the God of their fathers.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 12:12

And when he humbled himself, the anger of the LORD turned away from him, so as not to destroy him completely; and also conditions were good in Judah.

1 Kings 14:13

"All Israel shall mourn for him and bury him, for he alone of Jeroboam's family will come to the grave, because in him something good was found toward the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.

2 Chronicles 12:14

He did evil because he did not set his heart to seek the LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:19

everyone who prepares his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary."

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

Psalm 57:7

My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!

Romans 7:18

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

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