New International Version
The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the ways of his father David before him. He did not consult the Baals
King James Bible
And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, for he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baals;
World English Bible
Yahweh was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and didn't seek the Baals,
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah is with Jehoshaphat, for he hath walked in the first ways of David his father, and hath not sought to Baalim,
2 Chronicles 17:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord was with Jehoshaphat - "The Word of the Lord was Jehoshaphat's Helper." - Targum.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
his father David. or, his father, and of David
'And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel. 2. And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had taken. 3. And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; 4. But sought to the Lord God of his father, and walked in His commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. 5. Therefore the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Kings 22:43
In everything 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. The high places, however, were not removed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.
2 Chronicles 17:2
He stationed troops in all the fortified cities of Judah and put garrisons in Judah and in the towns of Ephraim that his father Asa had captured.
2 Chronicles 17:4
but sought the God of his father and followed his commands rather than the practices of Israel.
2 Chronicles 21:12
Jehoram received a letter from Elijah the prophet, which said: "This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: 'You have not followed the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or of Asa king of Judah.
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