Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

and declined
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

neither to the right hand
ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Reign Of Josiah

1 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. 2 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. 3 For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the Asherim, and the graven images, and the molten images.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he did that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that David his father had done.

Deuteronomy 5:32

Ye shall observe to do therefore as Jehovah your God hath commanded you: ye shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

Deuteronomy 17:11

according to the tenor of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do; thou shalt not turn aside from the sentence which they shall show thee, to the right hand, nor to the left.

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel.

Deuteronomy 28:14

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

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous, to observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest have good success whithersoever thou goest.

Joshua 23:6

Therefore be ye very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

1 Kings 14:8

and rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it thee; and yet thou hast not been as my servant David, who kept my commandments, and who followed me with all his heart, to do that only which was right in mine eyes,

1 Kings 15:5

because David did that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, and turned not aside from anything that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 22:2

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

2 Chronicles 14:2

And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of Jehovah his God:

2 Chronicles 17:3

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

Proverbs 4:27

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: Remove thy foot from evil.

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