Parallel Verses

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.

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."

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 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD. 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. 4 And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem: and he went out again through the people from Beersheba to mount Ephraim, and brought them back unto the LORD God of their fathers.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 12:12

And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.

1 Kings 14:13

And all Israel shall mourn for him, and bury him: for he only of Jeroboam shall come to the grave, because in him there is found some good thing toward the LORD God of Israel in the house of Jeroboam.

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.

2 Chronicles 12:14

And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:19

That prepareth his heart to seek God, the LORD God of his fathers, though he be not cleansed according to the purification of the sanctuary.

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;

Psalm 57:7

My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.

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