Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jedidah, daughter of Adaiah of Bozcath. 2 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. 3 And it came to pass in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, that the king sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, son of Meshullam, the scribe, to the house of Jehovah, saying,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:32

Take heed then to do as Jehovah your God hath commanded you: turn not aside to the right hand or to the left.

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous, that thou mayest take heed to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded thee. Turn not from it to the right or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewn unto thy servant David my father great loving-kindness, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great loving-kindness, that thou hast given him a son who sits upon his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 11:38

And it shall be, if thou wilt hearken unto all that I command thee, and wilt walk in my ways, and do that which is right in my sight, in keeping my statutes and my commandments, as David my servant did, that I will be with thee, and build thee a lasting house, as I built for David, and will give Israel unto thee.

1 Kings 15:5

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

2 Kings 16:2

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,

2 Kings 18:3

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

2 Chronicles 17:3

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

2 Chronicles 29:2

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

Proverbs 4:27

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.

Proverbs 20:11

Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.

Ezekiel 18:14-17

But lo, if he have begotten a son that seeth all his father's sins which he hath done, and considereth, and doeth not such like:

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