2 Kings 3:2
Good News Translation
He sinned against the LORD, but he was not as bad as his father or his mother Jezebel; he pulled down the image his father had made for the worship of Baal.

Contemporary English Version
and disobeyed the LORD by doing wrong. He tore down the stone image his father had made to honor Baal, and so he wasn't as sinful as his parents.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did evil before the Lord, but not like his father and his mother: for he took away the statues of Baal, which his father had made.

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And he did evil before the Lord, but not like his father and his mother: for he took away the statues of Baal, which his father had made.

wrought

2 Kings 6:31,32 And the king said: May God do so and so to me, and may he add more, if the head of Eliseus, the son of Saphat, shall stand on him this day. . . .

2 Kings 21:6,20 And he made his son pass through fire: and he used divinations, and observed omens, and appointed pythons, and multiplied soothsayers, to do evil before the Lord, and to provoke him. . . .

1 Samuel 15:19 Why then didst thou not hearken to the voice of the Lord: but hast turned to the prey, and hast done evil in the eyes of the Lord?

1 Kings 16:19 In his sins, which he had sinned, doing evil before the Lord, and walking in the way of Jeroboam, and in his sin, wherewith he made Israel to sin.

but not

1 Kings 16:33 And he planted a grove: and Achab did more to provoke the Lord, the God of Israel, than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

1 Kings 21:20,25 And Achab said to Elias: Hast thou found me thy enemy? He said: I have found thee because thou art sold, to do evil in the sight of the Lord. . . .

and like

2 Kings 9:22,34 And when Joram saw Jehu, he said: Is there peace, Jehu? And he answered: What peace? so long as the fornications of Jezabel, thy mother, and her many sorceries, are in their vigour. . . .

1 Kings 21:5-15,25 And Jezabel, his wife, went in to him, and said to him: What is the matter that thy soul is so grieved? and why eatest thou no bread? . . .

image [heb] statue

2 Kings 10:18,26-28 And Jehu gathered together all the people, and said to them: Achab worshipped Baal a little, but I will worship him more. . . .

1 Kings 16:31,32 Nor was it enough for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam, the son of Nabat: but he also took to wife Jezabel, daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Sidonians. And he went, and served Baal, and adored him. . . .

Context
Joram Overcomes Moab's Rebellion
1And Joram the son of Achab, reigned over Israel, in Samaria, in the eighteenth year of Josaphat, king of Juda. And he reigned twelve years. 2And he did evil before the Lord, but not like his father and his mother: for he took away the statues of Baal, which his father had made.3Nevertheless, he stuck to the sins of Jeroboam, the son of Nabat, who made Israel to sin, nor did he depart from them.…
Cross References
Exodus 23:24
Thou shalt not adore their gods, nor serve them. Thou shalt not do their works, but shalt destroy them, and break their statues.

1 Kings 16:31
Nor was it enough for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam, the son of Nabat: but he also took to wife Jezabel, daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Sidonians. And he went, and served Baal, and adored him.

1 Kings 16:32
And he set up an altar for Baal, in the temple of Baal, which he had built in Samaria;

2 Kings 10:18
And Jehu gathered together all the people, and said to them: Achab worshipped Baal a little, but I will worship him more.

2 Kings 10:26
And brought the statue out of Baal's temple, and burnt it,

Additional Translations
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as his father and mother had done. For he removed the sacred pillar of Baal that his father had made.And he worked evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

And he did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, only not as his father, nor as his mother: and he removed the pillars of Baal which his father had made.

And he wrought evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not like his father, and like his mother; and he took away the column of Baal that his father had made.

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made.

He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, but not like his father, and like his mother; for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made.

and doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, only not like his father, and like his mother, and he turneth aside the standing-pillar of Baal that his father made;
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