2 Kings 14:3
New International Version
He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, but not as his father David had done. In everything he followed the example of his father Joash.

New Living Translation
Amaziah did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight, but not like his ancestor David. Instead, he followed the example of his father, Joash.

English Standard Version
And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, yet not like David his father. He did in all things as Joash his father had done.

Berean Study Bible
And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, but not as his father David had done. He did everything as his father Joash had done.

New American Standard Bible
He did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

King James Bible
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

Christian Standard Bible
He did what was right in the LORD's sight, but not like his ancestor David. He did everything his father Joash had done.

Contemporary English Version
Amaziah followed the example of his father Joash by obeying the LORD and doing right. But he was not as faithful as his ancestor David.

Good News Translation
He did what was pleasing to the LORD, but he was not like his ancestor King David; instead, he did what his father Joash had done.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did what was right in the LORD's sight, but not like his ancestor David. He did everything his father Joash had done.

International Standard Version
He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, but not like his ancestor David did. He acted as his father Joash had done,

NET Bible
He did what the LORD approved, but not like David his father. He followed the example of his father Joash.

New Heart English Bible
He did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He did what the LORD considered right, but not exactly what his ancestor David had done. He did everything his father Joash had done.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

New American Standard 1977
And he did right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father; he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

King James 2000 Bible
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

American King James Version
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

American Standard Version
And he did that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, yet not like David his father: he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, but not as David his father: he did according to all things that his father Joas did.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did that which was right before the Lord, but yet not like David his father. He did according to all things that Joas his father did:

Darby Bible Translation
And he did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, yet not like David his father: he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

English Revised Version
And he did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

World English Bible
He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, yet not like David his father: he did according to all that Joash his father had done.

Young's Literal Translation
and he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, only not like David his father, according to all that Joash his father did he hath done,
Study Bible
Amaziah Reigns in Judah
2He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-nine years. His mother’s name was Jehoaddan; she was from Jerusalem. 3And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, but not as his father David had done. He did everything as his father Joash had done. 4Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away, and the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.…
Cross References
2 Kings 14:2
He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-nine years. His mother's name was Jehoaddan; she was from Jerusalem.

2 Kings 14:4
Nevertheless, the high places were not taken away, and the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places.

Treasury of Scripture

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

A.

2 Kings 12:2
And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

1 Kings 11:4
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

1 Kings 15:3
And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.

he did according

2 Chronicles 24:2,17
And Joash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest…

2 Chronicles 25:14-16
Now it came to pass, after that Amaziah was come from the slaughter of the Edomites, that he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be his gods, and bowed down himself before them, and burned incense unto them…

Jeremiah 16:19
O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit.







Lexicon
And he did
וַיַּ֤עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

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

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

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

but
רַ֕ק (raq)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 7535: But, even, except, howbeit howsoever, at the least, nevertheless

not
לֹ֖א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

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

David {had done}.
כְּדָוִ֣ד (kə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-k | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

He did
עָשָׂ֛ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

everything
כְּכֹ֧ל (kə·ḵōl)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

as
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

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

Joash
יוֹאָ֥שׁ (yō·w·’āš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3101: Joash

had done.
עָשָֽׂה׃ (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make
(3) Yet not like David his father.--The chronicler paraphrases this reference to the ideal king of Israel: "yet not with a perfect heart."

Verse 3. - And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, yet not like David his father. Only one King of Judah hitherto, viz. Asa, had obtained the praise that he "did that which was right in the eyes of the Lord, as did David his father" (1 Kings 15:11). All the others had fallen short more or less; and Amaziah fell short in many respects. He was wanting in "a perfect heart" (2 Chronicles 25:2), i.e. a fixed intention to do God's will; he was proud and boastful (ver. 10); he gave way to idolatry in his later years (2 Chronicles 25:14), and he despised the reproof of the prophet who was sent to rebuke his sin (2 Chronicles 25:16). Though placed among the "good kings' by the authors of both Kings and Chronicles, it is, as it were, under protest, with a distinct intimation that, although better than most of his predecessors, he did not reach a high standard. He did according to all things as Joash his father did. There is something of Oriental hyperbole in this statement, which must be understood in the spirit, not in the letter. The two kings were differently circumstanced, and history did not "repeat itself" in their reigns. The position of Joash with respect to Jehoiada finds no parallel in the circumstances of the life of Amaziah. Still, the lives are parallel to some extent. Both kings began better than they ended. Both were zealous for Jehovah at first, but turned to idolatry at last. Both opposed themselves to prophets, and treated their rebukes with scorn. Both reused conspiracy against them by their misconduct, and were murdered by the malcontents. Further, both were unsuccessful in war, had to withstand a siege of their capital, and bought off their enemy by the surrender of the greater part of its wealth, including the treasures of the temple (comp. 2 Kings 12:18 with 2 Kings 14:14). 14:1-7 Amaziah began well, but did not go on so. It is not enough to do that which our pious predecessors did, merely to keep up the common usage, but we must do it as they did, from the same principle of faith and devotion, and with the same sincerity and resolution.
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