2 Kings 18:3
New International Version
He did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father David had done.

New Living Translation
He did what was pleasing in the LORD’s sight, just as his ancestor David had done.

English Standard Version
And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, according to all that David his father had done.

Berean Study Bible
And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father David had done.

King James Bible
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David his father did.

New King James Version
And he did what was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done.

New American Standard Bible
He did what was right in the sight of the LORD, in accordance with everything that his father David had done.

NASB 1995
He did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done.

NASB 1977
And he did right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done.

Amplified Bible
Hezekiah did right in the sight of the LORD, in accordance with everything that David his father (ancestor) had done.

Christian Standard Bible
He did what was right in the LORD’s sight just as his ancestor David had done.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did what was right in the LORD's sight just as his ancestor David had done.

American Standard Version
And he did that which was right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that David his father had done.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he did what is beautiful before LORD JEHOVAH, like what David his father did.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father David did.

Contemporary English Version
Hezekiah obeyed the LORD, just as his ancestor David had done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did that which was good before the Lord, according to all that David his father had done.

English Revised Version
And he did that which was right hi the eyes of the LORD, according to all that David his father had done.

Good News Translation
Following the example of his ancestor King David, he did what was pleasing to the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He did what the LORD considered right, as his ancestor David had done.

International Standard Version
He did what the LORD considered to be right, according to everything that his ancestor David had done.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, according to all that David his father had done.

Literal Standard Version
And he does that which [is] right in the eyes of YHWH, according to all that his father David did,

NET Bible
He did what the LORD approved, just as his ancestor David had done.

New Heart English Bible
He did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, according to all that David his father had done.

World English Bible
He did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, according to all that David his father had done.

Young's Literal Translation
And he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that David his father did,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hezekiah Destroys Idolatry in Judah
2He was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-nine years. His mother’s name was Abi, the daughter of Zechariah. 3And he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, just as his father David had done. 4He removed the high places, shattered the sacred pillars, and cut down the Asherah poles. He also demolished the bronze snake called Nehushtan that Moses had made, for up to that time the Israelites had burned incense to it.…

Cross References
2 Kings 20:3
"Please, O LORD, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and with wholehearted devotion; I have done what was good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

2 Chronicles 31:20
So this is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the LORD his God.


Treasury of Scripture

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that David his father did.

right in the sight

2 Kings 20:3
I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

Exodus 15:26
And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

Deuteronomy 6:18
And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD: that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers,

according

2 Kings 22:2
And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, and walked in all the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left.

1 Kings 3:14
And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days.

1 Kings 11:4,38
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father…









Verse 3. - And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father did. Such unqualified praise is only assigned to two other kings of Judah - Asa (1 Kings 15:11) and Josiah (2 Kings 22:2). It is curious that all three were the sons of wicked fathers. Hezekiah was probably, at an early age, Brought under the influence of Isaiah, who was on familiar terms with his father Ahaz (Isaiah 7:3-16), and would be likely to do all that lay in his power to turn Hezekiah from his father's evil ways, and to foster all the germs of good in his character.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And he did
וַיַּ֥עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

[what was] right
הַיָּשָׁ֖ר (hay·yā·šār)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3477: Straight, right

in the eyes
בְּעֵינֵ֣י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

just as
כְּכֹ֥ל (kə·ḵōl)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his father
אָבִֽיו׃ (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

David
דָּוִ֥ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

had done.
עָשָׂ֖ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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