2 Kings 3:2
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New International Version
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, but not as his father and mother had done. He got rid of the sacred stone of Baal that his father had made.

New Living Translation
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight, but not to the same extent as his father and mother. He at least tore down the sacred pillar of Baal that his father had set up.

English Standard Version
He did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and mother, for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

New American Standard Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and his mother; for he put away the sacred pillar of Baal which his father had made.

King James Bible
And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight, but not like his father and mother, for he removed the sacred pillar of Baal his father had made.

International Standard Version
practicing evil in the LORD's presence, only not to the extent that his mother and father had done —he forced abolition of the sacred pillar to Baal that his father had crafted.

NET Bible
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, but not to the same degree as his father and mother. He did remove the sacred pillar of Baal that his father had made.

New Heart English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He did what the LORD considered evil, but he didn't do what his father or mother had done. He put away the sacred stone that his father had set up and dedicated to Baal.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

New American Standard 1977
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and his mother; for he put away the sacred pillar of Baal which his father had made.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, but not like his father and like his mother, for he put away the images of Baal that his father had made.

King James 2000 Bible
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

American King James Version
And he worked evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

American Standard Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did evil before the Lord, but not like his father and his mother: for he took away the statues of Baal, which his father had made.

Darby Bible Translation
And he wrought evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not like his father, and like his mother; and he took away the column of Baal that his father had made.

English Revised Version
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

World English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

Young's Literal Translation
and doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, only not like his father, and like his mother, and he turneth aside the standing-pillar of Baal that his father made;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:1-5 Jehoram took warning by God's judgment, and put away the image of Baal, yet he maintained the worship of the calves. Those do not truly repent or reform, who only part with the sins they lose by, but continue to love the sins that they think to gain by.
Study Bible
Jehoram Overcomes Moab's Revolt
1Now Jehoram the son of Ahab became king over Israel at Samaria in the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned twelve years. 2He did evil in the sight of the LORD, though not like his father and his mother; for he put away the sacred pillar of Baal which his father had made. 3Nevertheless, he clung to the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel sin; he did not depart from them.…
Cross References
Exodus 23:24
"You shall not worship their gods, nor serve them, nor do according to their deeds; but you shall utterly overthrow them and break their sacred pillars in pieces.

1 Kings 16:31
It came about, as though it had been a trivial thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he married Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and went to serve Baal and worshiped him.

1 Kings 16:32
So he erected an altar for Baal in the house of Baal which he built in Samaria.

2 Kings 10:18
Then Jehu gathered all the people and said to them, "Ahab served Baal a little; Jehu will serve him much.

2 Kings 10:26
They brought out the sacred pillars of the house of Baal and burned them.
Treasury of Scripture

And he worked evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

wrought

2 Kings 6:31,32 Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha …

2 Kings 21:6,20 And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and …

1 Samuel 15:19 Why then did you not obey the voice of the LORD, but did fly on the …

1 Kings 16:19 For his sins which he sinned in doing evil in the sight of the LORD, …

but not

1 Kings 16:33 And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God …

1 Kings 21:20,25 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, …

and like

2 Kings 9:22,34 And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, …

1 Kings 21:5-15,25 But Jezebel his wife came to him, and said to him, Why is your spirit …

image [heb] statue
Baal

2 Kings 10:18,26-28 And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said to them, Ahab …

1 Kings 16:31,32 And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk …

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