New International Version
He held fast to the LORD and did not stop following him; he kept the commands the LORD had given Moses.
King James Bible
For he clave to the LORD, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the LORD commanded Moses.
Darby Bible Translation
And he clave to Jehovah, and did not turn aside from following him, but kept his commandments, which Jehovah commanded Moses.
World English Bible
For he joined with Yahweh; he didn't depart from following him, but kept his commandments, which Yahweh commanded Moses.
Young's Literal Translation
and he cleaveth to Jehovah, he hath not turned aside from after Him, and keepeth His commands that Jehovah commanded Moses.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He trusted in the Lord - See the character of this good king:
1. He trusted in the Lord God of Israel;
2. He clave to the Lord;
3. He was steady in his religion; he departed not from following the Lord;
4. He kept God's commandments. And what were the consequences?
1. The Lord was with him;
2. He prospered whithersoever he went.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he clave None of the kings of judah, from the time of the division of the kingdom, equalled Hezekiah in the stedfastness and simplicity oh his dependence upon the Lord; in which he aspired to an equality with his progenitor David, who had reigned over the whole land. Even Asa, through weakness of faith, sought the assistance of a heathen prince; and Jehoshaphat formed an alliance with idolatrous Ahab; but Hezekiah clave to the Lord, in entire confidence and unreserved obedience, to the end of his life.
from following him [heb] from after him
LibraryHezekiah, a Pattern of Devout Life
'Hezekiah trusted in the Lord God of Israel.... 6. He clave to the Lord, and departed not from following Him, but kept His commandments.'--2 KINGS xviii. 5,6. Devout people in all ages and stations are very much like each other. The elements of godliness are always the same. This king of Israel, something like two thousand six hundred years ago, and the humblest Christian to-day have the family likeness on their faces. These words, which are an outline sketch of the king's character, are really …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Fear the LORD your God and serve him. Hold fast to him and take your oaths in his name.
But you are to hold fast to the LORD your God, as you have until now.
"Remember, LORD, how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
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