New International Version
He commanded Judah to seek the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and to obey his laws and commands.
King James Bible
And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.
Darby Bible Translation
and commanded Judah to seek Jehovah the God of their fathers, and to practise the law and the commandment.
World English Bible
and commanded Judah to seek Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.
Young's Literal Translation
and saith to Judah to seek Jehovah, God of their fathers, and to do the law and the command;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Did that which was good - He attended to what the law required relative to the worship of God. He was no idolater, though, morally speaking, he was not exempt from faults, 1 Kings 15:14. He suppressed idolatry universally, and encouraged the people to worship the true God: see 2 Chronicles 14:3-5.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
2 Chronicles 14:3
He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.
2 Chronicles 14:5
He removed the high places and incense altars in every town in Judah, and the kingdom was at peace under him.
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