2 Kings 23:32
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New International Version
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as his predecessors had done.

New Living Translation
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight, just as his ancestors had done.

English Standard Version
And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

Berean Study Bible
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his forefathers had done.

New American Standard Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

King James Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

Christian Standard Bible
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight just as his ancestors had done.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoahaz disobeyed the LORD, just as some of his ancestors had done.

Good News Translation
Following the example of his ancestors, he sinned against the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight just as his ancestors had done.

International Standard Version
He practiced what the LORD considered to be evil, just as all of his ancestors had done.

NET Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD as his ancestors had done.

New Heart English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He did what the LORD considered evil, as his ancestors had done.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

New American Standard 1977
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

King James 2000 Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

American King James Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

American Standard Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that his fathers had done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did evil before the Lord, according to all that his fathers had done.

Darby Bible Translation
And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, according to all that his fathers had done.

English Revised Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

World English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, according to all that his fathers had done.

Young's Literal Translation
and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that his fathers did,
Study Bible
Jehoahaz Succeeds Josiah
31Jehoahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. His mother’s name was Hamutal daughter of Jeremiah; she was from Libnah. 32And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his forefathers had done. 33And Pharaoh Neco imprisoned Jehoahaz at Riblah in the land of Hamath so that he could not reign in Jerusalem, and he imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.…
Cross References
2 Kings 21:2
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD by following the abominations of the nations that the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.

2 Kings 23:37
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his fathers had done.

Treasury of Scripture

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.

2 Kings 21:2-7,21,22 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, after the …

(32) And he did that which was evil . . .--Comp. Ezekiel's lamentation for the princes of Judah," where Jehoahaz is called a young lion that "devoureth men," alluding to his oppressive rapacity and shameless abuse of power (Ezekiel 19:1-4).

Verse 32. - And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord (see the comment on vers. 31-33). Josephus says that he was ἀσεβὴς καὶ μιαρὸς τὸν τρόπον (l. s. c.) - "irreligious and of impure habits." Ezekiel (Ezekiel 19:3) seems to call him a persecutor. According to all that his fathers had done. As idolatry was the chief sin of his "fathers," Jehoahaz must have been an idolater. And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord,.... Committed idolatry:

according to all that his fathers had done; his grand father and great grandfather, Amon and Manasseh; so soon after Josiah's death was the revolt to idolatry. 23:31-37 After Josiah was laid in his grave, one trouble came on another, till, in twenty-two years, Jerusalem was destroyed. The wicked perished in great numbers, the remnant were purified, and Josiah's reformation had raised up some to join the few who were the precious seed of their future church and nation. A little time, and slender abilities, often suffice to undo the good which pious men have, for a course of years, been labouring to effect. But, blessed be God, the good work which he begins by his regenerating Spirit, cannot be done away, but withstands all changes and temptations.
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