2 Chronicles 17:4
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New American Standard Bible
but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

King James Bible
But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
but he sought the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

World English Bible
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
for to the God of his father he hath sought, and in His commands he hath walked, and not according to the work of Israel.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The doings of Israel - i. e. the especially idolatrous doings of the time - the introduction and establishment of the worship of Baal and the groves.

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Jehoshaphat
Until called to the throne at the age of thirty-five, Jehoshaphat had before him the example of good King Asa, who in nearly every crisis had done "that which was right in the eyes of the Lord." 1 Kings 15:11. During a prosperous reign of twenty-five years, Jehoshaphat sought to walk "in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside." In his efforts to rule wisely, Jehoshaphat endeavored to persuade his subjects to take a firm stand against idolatrous practices. Many of the people in his realm
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 12:28
So the king consulted, and made two golden calves, and he said to them, "It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem; behold your gods, O Israel, that brought you up from the land of Egypt."

2 Chronicles 17:3
The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

2 Chronicles 21:12
Then a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet saying, "Thus says the LORD God of your father David, 'Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father and the ways of Asa king of Judah,

2 Chronicles 22:9
He also sought Ahaziah, and they caught him while he was hiding in Samaria; they brought him to Jehu, put him to death and buried him. For they said, "He is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart." So there was no one of the house of Ahaziah to retain the power of the kingdom.

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