2 Kings 17:2

“And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee did that which was euill in the sight of the Lord, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He did evil in the sight of the LORD, only not as the kings of Israel who were before him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, yet not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, though not like the kings of Israel before him.
- Basic English Bible

And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not as the kings of Israel that had been before him.
- Darby Bible

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
- Webster's Bible

He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, yet not as the kings of Israel who were before him.
- World English Bible

and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, only, not as the kings of Israel who were before him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, yet not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 17:2


17:2 But not, &c. - For he neither worshipped Baal, as many of his predecessors did; nor compelled the people to worship the calves; (one of them, that of Dan, being destroyed, or carried away before, as the Hebrew writers affirm;) nor, as some add, hindered those by force, who were minded to go to Jerusalem to worship. And yet, the measure of the Israelites sins, being now full, vengeance comes upon them without remedy.


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