2 Kings 21:21
New International Version
He followed completely the ways of his father, worshiping the idols his father had worshiped, and bowing down to them.

New Living Translation
He followed the example of his father, worshiping the same idols his father had worshiped.

English Standard Version
He walked in all the way in which his father walked and served the idols that his father served and worshiped them.

Berean Study Bible
He walked in all the ways of his father, and he served and worshiped the idols his father had served.

King James Bible
And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshipped them:

New King James Version
So he walked in all the ways that his father had walked; and he served the idols that his father had served, and worshiped them.

New American Standard Bible
For he walked entirely in the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served, and worshiped them.

NASB 1995
For he walked in all the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served and worshiped them.

NASB 1977
For he walked in all the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served and worshiped them.

Amplified Bible
He walked in all the [evil] ways that his father had walked; and he served the idols that his father had served, and worshiped them;

Christian Standard Bible
He walked in all the ways his father had walked; he served the idols his father had served, and he bowed in worship to them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He walked in all the ways his father had walked; he served the idols his father had served, and he worshiped them.

American Standard Version
And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshipped them:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he walked in all the ways where his father had walked, and he served the idols which his father had served, and he bowed to them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he walked in all the way in which his father walked, and served the idols which his father served, and worshipped them.

Contemporary English Version
Amon worshiped the idols Manasseh had made and

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he walked in all the way in which his father had walked: and he served the abominations which his father had served, and he adored them;

English Revised Version
And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshipped them:

Good News Translation
he imitated his father's actions, and he worshiped the idols that his father had worshiped.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He lived like his father in every way and worshiped and prayed to the idols his father had worshiped.

International Standard Version
because he completely adopted his father's lifestyle, serving the same idols his father had served and worshipped.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshipped them.

Literal Standard Version
and walks in all the way that his father walked in, and serves the idols that his father served, and bows himself to them,

NET Bible
He followed in the footsteps of his father and worshiped and bowed down to the disgusting idols which his father had worshiped.

New Heart English Bible
He walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshiped them:

World English Bible
He walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshiped them:

Young's Literal Translation
and walketh in all the way that his father walked in, and serveth the idols that his father served, and boweth himself to them,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Amon Reigns in Judah
20And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, as his father Manasseh had done. 21He walked in all the ways of his father, and he served and worshiped the idols his father had served. 22He abandoned the LORD, the God of his fathers, and did not walk in the way of the LORD.…

Cross References
2 Kings 21:11
"Since Manasseh king of Judah has committed all these abominations, acting more wickedly than the Amorites who preceded him, and with his idols has caused Judah to sin,

2 Kings 21:20
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, as his father Manasseh had done.

2 Kings 21:22
He abandoned the LORD, the God of his fathers, and did not walk in the way of the LORD.

2 Kings 23:24
Furthermore, Josiah removed the mediums and spiritists, the household gods and idols, and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem. He did this to carry out the words of the law written in the book that Hilkiah the priest had found in the house of the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

And he walked in all the way that his father walked in, and served the idols that his father served, and worshipped them:









Verse 21. - And he walked in all the way that his father walked in. There was not a single one among the early wickednesses of Manasseh which Amen did not imitate. The details of Josiah's reformation (2 Kings 23:4-24) show that under Amon

(1) the Asherah or "grove" maintained its place in the temple building;

(2) the two idolatrous altars stood in the two courts;

(3) the temple was the scene of the worship of Baal, Ashtoreth, and the host of heaven; . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He walked
וַיֵּ֕לֶךְ (way·yê·leḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

in all
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the ways
הַדֶּ֖רֶךְ (had·de·reḵ)
Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

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

and he served
וַֽיַּעֲבֹ֗ד (way·ya·‘ă·ḇōḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

and worshiped
וַיִּשְׁתַּ֖חוּ (way·yiš·ta·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7812: To depress, prostrate

the idols
הַגִּלֻּלִים֙ (hag·gil·lu·lîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1544: A log, an idol

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

had served.
עָבַ֣ד (‘ā·ḇaḏ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave


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