2 Chronicles 20:32
New International Version
He followed the ways of his father Asa and did not stray from them; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD.

New Living Translation
Jehoshaphat was a good king, following the ways of his father, Asa. He did what was pleasing in the LORD’s sight.

English Standard Version
He walked in the way of Asa his father and did not turn aside from it, doing what was right in the sight of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
And Jehoshaphat walked in the way of his father Asa and did not turn away from it; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD.

King James Bible
And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and departed not from it, doing that which was right in the sight of the LORD.

New King James Version
And he walked in the way of his father Asa, and did not turn aside from it, doing what was right in the sight of the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
He walked in the way of his father Asa and did not deviate from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD.

NASB 1995
He walked in the way of his father Asa and did not depart from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD.

NASB 1977
And he walked in the way of his father Asa and did not depart from it, doing right in the sight of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
He walked in the way of his father Asa and did not depart from it, doing what was right in the sight of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
He walked in the ways of Asa his father; he did not turn away from it but did what was right in the LORD’s sight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He walked in the way of Asa his father; he did not turn away from it but did what was right in the LORD’s sight.

American Standard Version
And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father and he did not turn from them, doing what is beautiful before LORD JEHOVAH.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he walked in the ways of his father Asa, and turned not aside from doing that which was right in the sight of the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoshaphat obeyed the LORD, just as his father Asa had done,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he walked in the way of his father Asa, and departed not from it, doing the things that were pleasing before the Lord.

English Revised Version
And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD.

Good News Translation
Like his father Asa before him, he did what was right in the sight of the LORD;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoshaphat carefully followed the example his father Asa had set and did what the LORD considered right.

International Standard Version
He followed the example of his father Asa and never departed from it, practicing what the LORD considered to be right.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
And he walks in the way of his father Asa, and has not turned aside from it, to do that which is right in the eyes of YHWH.

NET Bible
He followed in his father Asa's footsteps and was careful to do what the LORD approved.

New Heart English Bible
He walked in the way of Asa his father, and did not turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD.

World English Bible
He walked in the way of Asa his father, and didn't turn aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And he walketh in the way of his father Asa, and hath not turned aside from it, to do that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Summary of Jehoshaphat's Reign
31So Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah. He was thirty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-five years. His mother’s name was Azubah daughter of Shilhi. 32And Jehoshaphat walked in the way of his father Asa and did not turn away from it; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD. 33The high places, however, were not removed; the people had not yet set their hearts on the God of their fathers.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:31
So Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah. He was thirty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-five years. His mother's name was Azubah daughter of Shilhi.

2 Chronicles 20:33
The high places, however, were not removed; the people had not yet set their hearts on the God of their fathers.


Treasury of Scripture

And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and departed not from it, doing that which was right in the sight of the LORD.

he walked

2 Chronicles 17:3-6
And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; …

the way

2 Chronicles 14:2-5,11-13
And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: …

1 Kings 15:11
And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father.

departed not

2 Chronicles 16:7-12
And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand…

Psalm 18:21
For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God.

Psalm 36:3
The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, and to do good.









(32) And he walked in the way.--Kings: "All the way."

From it.--Here the pronoun is fern., in Kings masc., as in 2Chronicles 17:3 supra.

Doing.--So as to do.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And [Jehoshaphat] walked
וַיֵּ֗לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

in the way
בְּדֶ֛רֶךְ (bə·ḏe·reḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

of his father
אָבִ֥יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

Asa
אָסָ֖א (’ā·sā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 609: Asa -- perhaps 'healer', an Israelite name

and did not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

turn away
סָ֣ר (sār)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

from it;
מִמֶּ֑נָּה (mim·men·nāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

he did
לַעֲשׂ֥וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

what was right
הַיָּשָׁ֖ר (hay·yā·šār)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3477: Straight, right

in the eyes
בְּעֵינֵ֥י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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