Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 for 31 years in Jerusalem. 2 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. 3 In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his ancestor David. In the twelfth year of his reign, he began to remove the high places, Asherim, carved images, and cast images from Judah and Jerusalem.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 29:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following all of the examples set by his ancestor David.

Deuteronomy 5:32

You must be careful to do what the LORD your God commanded you, turning neither to the left nor to the right.

Deuteronomy 17:11

in accordance with what the Law says, and in accordance with the verdict that will be handed to you. You must not deviate from the verdict that they declare to you either to the right or to the left.

Deuteronomy 17:20

He is not to exalt himself over his relatives, nor turn aside from the commandment neither to the right nor to the left so that he and his sons may reign long in Israel."

Deuteronomy 28:14

Do not deviate from any of his commands that I'm giving you today neither to the right nor the left to follow and serve other gods."

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous to ensure that you obey all the instructions that my servant Moses gave you turn neither to the right nor to the left from it so that you may succeed wherever you go.

Joshua 23:6

Stand very strong, then, so you can obey and carry out everything written in the Book of the Law of Moses, turning neither to the right nor to the left of it.

1 Kings 14:8

"I tore the kingdom away from David's dynasty. "Then I gave it to you. But you have not lived like my servant David, who kept my commands with all his heart, and did only what I considered to be right.

1 Kings 15:5

because David had practiced what the LORD considered to be right. He never avoided anything that the LORD had commanded him during his entire lifetime, except for the case of Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 22:2

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, living the way his ancestor David had lived, turning neither to the right nor to the left.

2 Chronicles 14:2

Asa practiced what the LORD his God considered to be right

2 Chronicles 17:3

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals.

Proverbs 4:27

Do not turn to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.

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