Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab, for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

King James Version

Wherefore he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab: for they were his counsellers after the death of his father to his destruction.

Holman Bible

So he did what was evil in the Lord's sight like the house of Ahab, for they were his advisers after the death of his father, to his destruction.

International Standard Version

So he practiced what the LORD considered to be evil, just like Ahab's dynasty had done, because after his father died, he was given advice that resulted in his destruction.

A Conservative Version

And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, as did the house of Ahab. For they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

American Standard Version

And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, as did the house of Ahab; for they were his counsellors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Amplified

So he did evil in the sight of the Lord like the house of Ahab, for they were his counselors after his father's death, to his destruction.

Bible in Basic English

And he did evil in the eyes of the Lord, as the family of Ahab did; for after the death of his father they were his guides to his destruction.

Darby Translation

And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah like the house of Ahab; for they were his counsellors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab, for they were his counsellors, after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will do the evil in the eyes of Jehovah as the house of Ahab: for they were were counseling to him after the death of his father, for destruction to him.

King James 2000

Therefore he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab: for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he did evil in the eyes of Yahweh as the house of Ahab [had done], for they were his counselors to his destruction after the death of his father.

Modern King James verseion

And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah like the house of Ahab. For they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his ruin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore he did that displeased the LORD like to the house of Ahab, for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

NET Bible

He did evil in the sight of the Lord like Ahab's dynasty because, after his father's death, they gave him advice that led to his destruction.

New Heart English Bible

He did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, as did the house of Ahab; for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore he did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, like the house of Ahab, - for, they, became his counselors, after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Webster

Wherefore he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab: for they were his counselors, after the death of his father, to his destruction.

World English Bible

He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, as did the house of Ahab; for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, like the house of Ahab, for they have been his counsellors, after the death of his father, for destruction to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

like the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Ahab
אחב אחאב 
'Ach'ab 
Usage: 93

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

the death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Reign Of Ahaziah

3 He also walked in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor to do wickedly. 4 He did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab, for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction. 5 He also walked according to their counsel, and went with Jehoram the son of Ahab king of Israel to wage war against Hazael king of Aram at Ramoth-gilead. But the Arameans wounded Joram.


Cross References

Proverbs 13:20

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

2 Chronicles 24:17-18

But after the death of Jehoiada the officials of Judah came and bowed down to the king, and the king listened to them.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.



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