2 Chronicles 17:3
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New Living Translation
The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father's early years and did not worship the images of Baal.

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,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

17:3 Sought not, and c. - It is true, he recovered from that fall. Yet perhaps, says Mr. Henry, he never, while he lived, fully retrieved the spiritual strength he lost by it.

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1 Kings 22:43
Jehoshaphat was a good king, following the example of his father, Asa. He did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight. During his reign, however, he failed to remove all the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.

2 Chronicles 17:2
He stationed troops in all the fortified towns of Judah, and he assigned additional garrisons to the land of Judah and to the towns of Ephraim that his father, Asa, had captured.

2 Chronicles 17:4
He sought his father's God and obeyed his commands instead of following the evil practices of the kingdom of Israel.

2 Chronicles 21:12
Then Elijah the prophet wrote Jehoram this letter: "This is what the LORD, the God of your ancestor David, says: You have not followed the good example of your father, Jehoshaphat, or your grandfather King Asa of Judah.

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