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2 Chronicles 17:3

His Good Reign

3 The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he 1followed the example of his father David’s earlier days and did not seek the Baals,

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2 Chronicles 17:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the ways of his father David before him. He did not consult the Baals

2 Chronicles 17:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the earlier ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;

2 Chronicles 17:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father’s early years and did not worship the images of Baal.

2 Chronicles 17:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of his father David; he did not seek the Baals,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he lived as his ancestor David had lived when he first became king. Jehoshaphat did not ask for help from the Baal idols,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baalim,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, for he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baals;

2 Chronicles 17:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, who lived in the old way like his ancestor David. Jehoshaphat didn’t dedicate his life to serving other gods—the Baals.

2 Chronicles 17:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals

2 Chronicles 17:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the earlier ways of his father; he did not seek the Baals,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And Yahweh was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of David his father and did not seek after the Baals,

2 Chronicles 17:3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat. That’s because in his early years he lived the way King David had lived. He didn’t ask for advice from the gods that were named after Baal.