King James Version
For they served idols, whereof the LORD had said unto them, Ye shall not do this thing.
Darby Bible Translation
and they served idols, as to which Jehovah had said to them, Ye shall not do this thing.
World English Bible
and they served idols, of which Yahweh had said to them, "You shall not do this thing."
Young's Literal Translation
and serve the idols, of which Jehovah said to them, 'Ye do not do this thing;'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
For they served idols, whereof the LORD had said unto them, Ye shall not do this thing.2 Kings 17:12 Parallel Commentaries
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"They feared the Lord, and served their own gods." --2 KINGS xvii. 24-34. And that is an old-world record, but it is quite a modern experience. The kinsmen of these ancient people are found in our own time. Men still fear one God and serve another. But something is vitally wrong when men can divorce their fear from their obedience. And the beginning of the wrong is in the fear itself. "Fear," as used in this passage, is a counterfeit coin, which does not ring true to the truth. It means only the …
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And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all things as did the Amorites, whom the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.
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And there they burnt incense in all the high places, as did the heathen whom the LORD carried away before them; and wrought wicked things to provoke the LORD to anger:
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