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2 Chronicles 28:1–2

Ahaz Reigns in Judah

28 fAhaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as his father David had done, but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel. He even made gmetal images for hthe Baals,

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2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. Unlike David his father, he did not do what was right in the eyes of the Lord. He followed the ways of the kings of Israel and also made idols for worshiping the Baals.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem: but he did not that which was right in the sight of the Lord, like David his father: For he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made also molten images for Baalim.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem sixteen years. He did not do what was pleasing in the sight of the Lord, as his ancestor David had done. Instead, he followed the example of the kings of Israel. He cast metal images for the worship of Baal.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do what was right in the sight of the Lord, as his father David had done. For he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made molded images for the Baals.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he ruled sixteen years in Jerusalem. Unlike his ancestor David, he did not do what the Lord said was right. Ahaz did the same things the kings of Israel had done. He made metal idols to worship Baal.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem: and he did not that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, like David his father; but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and made also molten images for the Baalim.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign; and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not what was right in the sight of Jehovah, like David his father, but walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, and even made molten images for the Baals;

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Ahaz was 20 years old when he began to rule. He ruled for 26 years in Jerusalem. He didn’t do what the Lord considered right, as his ancestor David had done. He followed the example of the kings of Israel and even made metal idols for worshiping other gods—the Baals.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king and reigned 16 years in Jerusalem. He did not do what was right in the Lord’s sight like his ancestor David, for he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel and made cast images of the Baals.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he began to reign; he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. He did not do what was right in the sight of the Lord, as his ancestor David had done, but he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel. He even made cast images for the Baals;

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And he did not do what is right in the eyes of Yahweh like David his ancestor. But he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel and also made molten idols for the Baals.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Ahaz was 20 years old when he became king. He ruled in Jerusalem for 16 years.

He didn’t do what was right in the eyes of the Lord. He didn’t do what King David had done. He followed the ways of the kings of Israel. He also made metal statues of gods that were named after Baal.

2 Chronicles 28:1–2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do right in the sight of the Lord as David his father had done.

But he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel; he also made molten images for the Baals.


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