Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 he reigned for thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother was Jedidah, daughter of Adaiah, from Bozkath. 2 He did what the Lord approved and followed in his ancestor David's footsteps; he did not deviate to the right or the left. 3 In the eighteenth year of King Josiah's reign, the king sent the scribe Shaphan son of Azaliah, son of Meshullam, to the Lord's temple with these orders:


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:32

Be careful, therefore, to do exactly what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn right or left!

Joshua 1:7

Make sure you are very strong and brave! Carefully obey all the law my servant Moses charged you to keep! Do not swerve from it to the right or to the left, so that you may be successful in all you do.

1 Kings 3:6

Solomon replied, "You demonstrated great loyalty to your servant, my father David, as he served you faithfully, properly, and sincerely. You have maintained this great loyalty to this day by allowing his son to sit on his throne.

1 Kings 11:38

You must obey all I command you to do, follow my instructions, do what I approve, and keep my rules and commandments, like my servant David did. Then I will be with you and establish for you a lasting dynasty, as I did for David; I will give you Israel.

1 Kings 15:5

He did this because David had done what he approved and had not disregarded any of his commandments his entire lifetime, except for the incident involving Uriah the Hittite.

2 Kings 16:2

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.

2 Kings 18:3

He did what the Lord approved, just as his ancestor David had done.

2 Chronicles 17:3

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed in his ancestor David's footsteps at the beginning of his reign. He did not seek the Baals,

2 Chronicles 29:2

He did what the Lord approved, just as his ancestor David had done.

Proverbs 4:27

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

Proverbs 20:11

Even a young man is known by his actions, whether his activity is pure and whether it is right.

Ezekiel 18:14-17

"But suppose he in turn has a son who notices all the sins his father commits, considers them, and does not follow his father's example.

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