2 Kings 21:21
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New American Standard Bible
For he walked in all the way that his father had walked, and served the idols that his father had served and worshiped them.

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:

Darby Bible Translation
and he walked in all the way that his father had walked in, and served the idols that his father had served, and worshipped 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,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

At Manasseh's death, the idolatrous party, held in some check during his later years 2 Chronicles 33:15-17, recovered the entire direction of affairs, and obtained authority from Amon to make once more all the changes which Manasseh had made in the early part of his reign. Hence, we find the state of things at Josiah's accession 2 Kings 23:4-14; Zephaniah 1:4-12; Zephaniah 3:1-7, the exact counterpart of that which had existed under Manasseh.

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Manasseh and Josiah
The kingdom of Judah, prosperous throughout the times of Hezekiah, was once more brought low during the long years of Manasseh's wicked reign, when paganism was revived, and many of the people were led into idolatry. "Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen." 2 Chronicles 33:9. The glorious light of former generations was followed by the darkness of superstition and error. Gross evils sprang up and flourished--tyranny, oppression, hatred of all
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Kings 21:11
"Because Manasseh king of Judah has done these abominations, having done wickedly more than all the Amorites did who were before him, and has also made Judah sin with his idols;

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

2 Kings 21:22
So he forsook the LORD, the God of his fathers, and did not walk in the way of the LORD.

2 Kings 23:24
Moreover, Josiah removed the mediums and the spiritists and the teraphim and the idols and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, that he might confirm the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.

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