2 Chronicles 17:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
but sought the God of his father and followed his commands rather than the practices of Israel.

New Living Translation
He sought his father’s God and obeyed his commands instead of following the evil practices of the kingdom of Israel.

English Standard Version
but sought the God of his father and walked in his commandments, and not according to the practices of Israel.

Berean Study Bible
but he sought the God of his father and walked by His commandments rather than the practices of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

NASB 1995
but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

NASB 1977
but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

Amplified Bible
but sought the God of his father, and walked in (obeyed) His commandments, and did not act as Israel did.

Christian Standard Bible
but sought the God of his father and walked by his commands, not according to the practices of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel.

Good News Translation
He served his father's God, obeyed God's commands, and did not act the way the kings of Israel did.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, he dedicated his life to his ancestor's God and lived by God's commands. Jehoshaphat did not do what Israel was doing.

International Standard Version
Instead, Jehoshaphat sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike Israel.

NET Bible
but instead sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike the Israelites.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

New King James Version
but sought the God of his father, and walked in His commandments and not according to the acts of Israel.

King James 2000 Bible
But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

New Heart English Bible
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

World English Bible
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

American King James Version
But sought to the Lord God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

American Standard Version
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

A Faithful Version
But he sought to the God of his father, and walked in His commandments, and not according to the practices of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
but he sought the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

English Revised Version
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But sought the Lorde God of his father, and walked in his commandements, and not after the trade of Israel.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But sought the Lorde God of his father, and walked in his commaundementes, and not after the doinges of Israel.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
but the God of his father, & walked in his commaundementes, & not after the workes of Israel:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for he has sought for the God of his father, and he has walked in His commands, and not according to the work of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
for to the God of his father he hath sought, and in His commands he hath walked, and not according to the work of Israel.

Smith's Literal Translation
For to the God of his father he sought, and in his commands he went, and not according to the works of Israel.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But in the God of his father, and walk in his commandments, and not according to the sins of Israel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
but in the God of his father. And he advanced in his precepts, and not according to the sins of Israel.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because he prayed to LORD JEHOVAH God of his father and he walked in his commandments and he kept his laws and he did not do according to the works of Israel.

Lamsa Bible
But he prayed to the LORD God of his father and walked in his commandments and kept his statutes, and did not do according to the ways of Israel.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
but sought to the God of his father, and walked in His commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
but he sought to the Lord God of his father, and walked in the commandments of his father, and not according to the works of Israel.








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