Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do what was right in the sight of the LORD his God, as his father David had done.

King James Version

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in the sight of the LORD his God, like David his father.

Holman Bible

Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king; he reigned 16 years in Jerusalem. He did not do what was right in the sight of the Lord his God like his ancestor David

International Standard Version

Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king, and he ruled in Jerusalem for sixteen years. He did not practice what the LORD considered to be right, as had his ancestor David.

A Conservative Version

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do that which was right in the eyes of LORD his God, like David his father.

American Standard Version

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem: and he did not that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah his God, like David his father.

Amplified

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began his sixteen-year reign in Jerusalem. He did not do right in the sight of the Lord his God, like David his [forefather].

Bible in Basic English

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king; he was ruling for sixteen years in Jerusalem. He did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord his God, as David his father did.

Darby Translation

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not what was right in the sight of Jehovah his God, like David his father,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem and did not do that which was right in the sight of the LORD his God like David, his father.

Julia Smith Translation

The son of twenty years was Ahaz in his reigning, and sixteen years he reigned in Jerusalem; and he did not the straight in the eyes of Jehovah his God as David his father.

King James 2000

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in the sight of the LORD his God, like David his father.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. He did not do right in the eyes of Yahweh his God as David his ancestor.

Modern King James verseion

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do right in the sight of Jehovah his God, like David his father.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Twenty years old was he when he was made king: and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that was right in the eyes of the LORD his God, like David his father:

NET Bible

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned for sixteen years in Jerusalem. He did not do what pleased the Lord his God, in contrast to his ancestor David.

New Heart English Bible

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem: and he did not do that which was right in the eyes of the LORD his God, like David his father.

The Emphasized Bible

Twenty years old, was Ahaz when he began to reign, and, sixteen years, reigned he in Jerusalem. And he did not that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh his God, like David his father;

Webster

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in the sight of the LORD his God, like David his father.

World English Bible

Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem: and he didn't do that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh his God, like David his father.

Youngs Literal Translation

A son of twenty years is Ahaz in his reigning, and sixteen years he hath reigned in Jerusalem, and he hath not done that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah his God, like David his father,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811
Usage: 811

אחז 
'Achaz 
Usage: 41

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

and reigned
מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Ahaz Reigns In Judah And Seeks Help Against The Assyrians

1 In the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah, Ahaz the son of Jotham, king of Judah, became king. 2 Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do what was right in the sight of the LORD his God, as his father David had done. 3 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and even made his son pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD had driven out from before the sons of Israel.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:14

"If you walk in My ways, keeping My statutes and commandments, as your father David walked, then I will prolong your days."

1 Kings 9:4

"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

1 Kings 11:4-8

For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

1 Kings 15:3

He walked in all the sins of his father which he had committed before him; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, like the heart of his father David.

2 Kings 14:3

He did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

2 Kings 15:3

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

2 Kings 15:34

He did what was right in the sight of the LORD; he did according to all that his father Uzziah had done.

2 Kings 18:3

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

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 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,

2 Chronicles 28:1-4

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do right in the sight of the LORD as David his father had done.

2 Chronicles 29:2

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

2 Chronicles 34:2-3

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.



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