New Living Translation
All his life Joash did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight because Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
King James Bible
And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoash did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, all the days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
World English Bible
Jehoash did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehoash doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah all his days in which Jehoiada the priest directed him,
2 Kings 12:2 Parallel
Commentary2 Kings 12:2 Parallel Commentaries
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Kings 12:1
Joash began to rule over Judah in the seventh year of King Jehu's reign in Israel. He reigned in Jerusalem forty years. His mother was Zibiah from Beersheba.
2 Kings 12:3
Yet even so, he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.
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