Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He did right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

King James Version

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and declined neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

Holman Bible

He did what was right in the Lord's sight and walked in the ways of his ancestor David; he did not turn aside to the right or the left.

International Standard Version

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following the example of his ancestor David, turning neither to the right nor to the left.

A Conservative Version

And he did that which was right in the eyes of LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

American Standard Version

And he did that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

Amplified

He did right in the sight of the Lord and walked in the ways of David his father [forefather] and turned aside neither to the right hand nor to the left.

Bible in Basic English

And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, walking in the ways of his father David, without turning to the right hand or to the left.

Darby Translation

And he did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand nor to the left.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD and walked in the ways of David, his father, and declined neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

Julia Smith Translation

And he did the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, and he went in the ways of David his father, and he turned not to the right and to the left

King James 2000

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned aside neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he did what was right in the eyes of Yahweh, and he walked in the ways of David his ancestor and did not deviate [to] the right or [to] the left.

Modern King James verseion

And he did the right in the sight of Jehovah, and walked in the ways of David his father, and did not turn aside to the right nor to the left.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he did that pleased the LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, bowing neither to the righthand nor to the left.

NET Bible

He did what the Lord approved and followed in his ancestor David's footsteps; he did not deviate to the right or the left.

New Heart English Bible

He did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and did not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

The Emphasized Bible

And he did that which was right, in the eyes of Yahweh, - and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside, to the right hand or to the left.

Webster

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of David his father, and declined neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

World English Bible

He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, and walked in the ways of David his father, and didn't turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, and walketh in the ways of David his father, and hath not turned aside -- right or left.

Interlinear

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

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and walked
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

Context Readings

The Reign Of Josiah

1 Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. 2 He did right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left. 3 For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 29:2

He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done.

Deuteronomy 5:32

"So you shall observe to do just as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left.

Deuteronomy 17:11

"According to the terms of the law which they teach you, and according to the verdict which they tell you, you shall do; you shall not turn aside from the word which they declare to you, to the right or the left.

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

Deuteronomy 28:14

and do not turn aside from any of the words which I command you today, to the right or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.

Joshua 1:7

"Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go.

Joshua 23:6

"Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left,

1 Kings 14:8

and tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you--yet you have not been like My servant David, who kept My commandments and who followed Me with all his heart, to do only that which was right in My sight;

1 Kings 15:5

because David did what was right in the sight of the LORD, and had not turned aside from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the sight of the LORD and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left.

2 Chronicles 14:2

Asa did good and right in the sight of the LORD his God,

2 Chronicles 17:3

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

Proverbs 4:27

Do not turn to the right nor to the left; Turn your foot from evil.



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