2 Kings 17:33

“They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from thence.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They feared the Lord, and serued their owne gods, after the maner of the nations whom they caried away from thence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They feared the LORD and served their own gods according to the custom of the nations from among whom they had been carried away into exile.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They feared Jehovah, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations from among whom they had been carried away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They gave worship to the Lord, but they gave honour to their gods like the nations did from whom they had been taken as prisoners.
- Basic English Bible

They feared Jehovah, and served their own gods after the manner of the nations, whence they had been carried away.
- Darby Bible

They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from thence.
- Webster's Bible

They feared Yahweh, and served their own gods, after the ways of the nations from among whom they had been carried away.
- World English Bible

Jehovah they are fearing, and their gods they are serving, according to the custom of the nations whence they removed them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations from among whom they had been carried away.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 17:33


17:33 They feared - They worshipped God externally in that way which the Israelites used. But every nation made gods of their own besides.


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