Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And for everything he undertook, in connection with the work of the house of God and his law and orders, he got directions from God and did it with serious purpose; and things went well for him.

New American Standard Bible

Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered.

King James Version

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Holman Bible

He was diligent in every deed that he began in the service of God’s temple, in the instruction and the commands, in order to seek his God, and he prospered.

International Standard Version

Everything that Hezekiah began in the service of God's Temple was done according to the Law and to the commandments as he sought his God, worked with all of his heart, and became successful.

A Conservative Version

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

American Standard Version

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Amplified

Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in keeping with the law and the commandment, seeking and inquiring of his God [and longing for Him], he did with all his heart and prospered.

Darby Translation

And in every work that he undertook in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart and prospered.

Julia Smith Translation

And in all the work which he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law and in the command to seek to his God, with all his heart he did, and prospered.

King James 2000

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God or with respect to the law and the commandment to seek his God, he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Modern King James verseion

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in all the works that he began in the service of the house of God, to seek his God after the law and commandment, that did he with all his heart, and prospered.

NET Bible

He wholeheartedly and successfully reinstituted service in God's temple and obedience to the law, in order to follow his God.

New Heart English Bible

In every work that he began in the service of God's house, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

The Emphasized Bible

And, in all the work which he began in the service of the house of God - and in the law - and in the commandment, to seek unto his God, with all his heart, he wrought, and prospered.

Webster

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

World English Bible

In every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Youngs Literal Translation

and in every work that he hath begun for the service of the house of God, and for the law, and for the command, to seek to his God, with all his heart he hath wrought and prospered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

in the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and in the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

and in the commandments
מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

it with all his heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

References

Context Readings

Hezekiah Organizes The Priesthood

20 This Hezekiah did through all Judah; he did what was good and right and true before the Lord his God. 21 And for everything he undertook, in connection with the work of the house of God and his law and orders, he got directions from God and did it with serious purpose; and things went well for him.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:5

And the Lord your God is to be loved with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.

Deuteronomy 10:12

And now, Israel, what would the Lord your God have you do, but to go in the fear of the Lord your God, walking in all his ways and loving him and doing his pleasure with all your heart and all your soul,

Deuteronomy 29:9

So keep the words of this agreement and do them, so that it may be well for you in everything you do.

Joshua 1:7-8

Only take heart and be very strong; take care to do all the law which Moses my servant gave you, not turning from it to the right hand or to the left, so that you may do well in all your undertakings.

1 Kings 2:4

So that the Lord may give effect to what he said of me, If your children give attention to their ways, living uprightly before me with all their heart and their soul, you will never be without a man to be king in Israel.

1 Chronicles 22:13

And all will go well for you, if you take care to keep the laws and the rules which the Lord gave to Moses for Israel: be strong and take heart; have no fear and do not be troubled.

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now give your heart and soul to the worship of the Lord your God; and get to work on the building of the holy place of the Lord God, so that you may put the ark of the Lord's agreement and the holy vessels of God in the house which is to be made for the name of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 14:7

He said to Judah, Let us make these towns, building walls round them with towers and doors and locks. The land is still ours, because we have been true to the Lord our God; we have been true to him and he has given us rest on every side. So they went on building and all went well for them.

2 Chronicles 20:26

On the fourth day they all came together in the Valley of Blessing, and there they gave blessing to the Lord; for which cause that place has been named the Valley of Blessing to this day.

2 Chronicles 26:5

He gave himself to searching after God in the days of Zechariah, who made men wise in the fear of God; and as long as he was true to the Lord, God made things go well for him.

Psalm 1:2-3

But whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and whose mind is on his law day and night.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.

Jeremiah 29:13

And you will be searching for me and I will be there, when you have gone after me with all your heart.

Matthew 6:33

But let your first care be for his kingdom and his righteousness; and all these other things will be given to you in addition.

Matthew 7:24-27

Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;

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