Parallel Verses

Amplified

He did what was right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the ways of his father (ancestor) David, and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

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

Bible in Basic English

He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, walking in the ways of David his father, 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 all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand nor to the left.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, and go in all the way of David his father, and he turned not aside to the right or the left

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

He did right in the eyes of Yahweh, and he walked in all of the way of David his ancestor and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

Modern King James verseion

And he did the right in the sight of Jehovah, and walked in all the way of David his father, and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he did that seemed right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in all the ways of David his father, and bowed 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 all the way 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 all the way 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 all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

World English Bible

He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, and walked in all the way 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 all the way 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 all the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and turned not aside
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

to the right hand
ימין 
Yamiyn 
Usage: 139

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Josiah Becomes King In Judah

1 Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and reigned for thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2 He did what was right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the ways of his father (ancestor) David, and did not turn aside to the right or to the left. 3 In the eighteenth year of King Josiah, the king sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, the son of Meshullam the scribe to the house of the Lord, saying,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:32

Therefore you shall pay attention and be careful to do just as the Lord your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left [deviating from My commandments].

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do [everything] in accordance with the entire law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may prosper and be successful wherever you go.

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, “You have shown Your servant David my father great lovingkindness, because he walked before You in faithfulness and righteousness and with uprightness of heart toward You; and You have kept for him this great lovingkindness, in that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is today.

1 Kings 11:38

Then it shall be, that if you listen to all that I command you and walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight, keeping and observing My statutes and My commandments, as My servant David did, then I will be with you and build you an enduring house, as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.

1 Kings 15:5

because David did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, and had not turned aside from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of [the betrayal of] Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 16:2

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

2 Kings 18:3

Hezekiah did right in the sight of the Lord, in accordance with everything that David his father (ancestor) had done.

2 Chronicles 17:3

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father (ancestor) David. He did not seek [to follow] the Baals [the false gods],

2 Chronicles 29:2

He did right in the sight of the Lord, in accordance with everything that David his father (forefather) had done.

Proverbs 4:27


Do not turn away to the right nor to the left [where evil may lurk];
Turn your foot from [the path of] evil.

Proverbs 20:11


Even a boy is known and distinguished by his acts,
Whether his conduct is pure and right.

Ezekiel 18:14-17

“Now behold, if this [wicked] man has a son who has observed all the sins which his father committed, and considers [thoughtfully what he has observed] and does not do like his father:

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