Parallel Verses

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

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.

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.

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 The son of eight years was Josiah in his reigning, and thirty and one years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name Jedidah, daughter of Adaiah of Boscath. 2 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 3 And it will be in the eighteenth year to king Josiah, the king sent Shaphen son of Azaliah, son of Meshullam, the scribe of the house of Jehovah, saying,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:32

And watch ye to do as Jehovah your God commanded right: ye shall not turn aside to the right and to the left.

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and be greatly active, to watch to do according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded thee: thou shalt not turn aside from it to the right and to the left, so that thou shalt be wise in all things where thou shalt go.

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon will say, Thou didst with thy servant David, my father, great mercy, according as he went before thee in the truth and in justice and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou wilt watch for him this great mercy, and thou wilt give to him a son sitting upon his throne as this day.

1 Kings 11:38

And being if thou shalt hear all that I shall command thee, and go in my way and do the straight in mine eyes to watch my laws and my commands as David my servant did, and I was with thee and built to thee a faithful house as I built to David, and I gave Israel to thee.

1 Kings 15:5

Because David did the right in the eyes of Jehovah, and turned not aside from all which he commanded all the days of his life, only in the word of Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 16:2

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.

2 Kings 18:3

And he will do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all which, David his father did.

2 Chronicles 17:3

And Jehovah will be with Jehoshaphat, for he went in the first ways of David his father, and he sought not for the Baals.

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he will do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah according to all which David his father did.

Proverbs 4:27

Thou shalt not decline to the right and the left: turn away thy foot from evil

Proverbs 20:11

Also a youth shall be known by his doings, if pure and straight his work.

Ezekiel 18:14-17

And behold, he begat a son, and he will see all his father's sins which he did, and he will see and will not do like them;

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