2 Chronicles 14:2
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New International Version
Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God.

King James Bible
And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God:

Darby Bible Translation
And Asa did what was good and right in the sight of Jehovah his God;

World English Bible
Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of Yahweh his God:

Young's Literal Translation
And Asa doth that which is good, and that which is right, in the eyes of Jehovah his God,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Did that which was good - He attended to what the law required relative to the worship of God. He was no idolater, though, morally speaking, he was not exempt from faults, 1 Kings 15:14. He suppressed idolatry universally, and encouraged the people to worship the true God: see 2 Chronicles 14:3-5.

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3063-3073 B.C.

941-931
good and right

2 Chronicles 31:20 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and worked that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God.

1 Kings 15:11,14 And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father...

Luke 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

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Asa's Prayer
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

National Apostasy
From the time of Jeroboam's death to Elijah's appearance before Ahab the people of Israel suffered a steady spiritual decline. Ruled by men who did not fear Jehovah and who encouraged strange forms of worship, the larger number of the people rapidly lost sight of their duty to serve the living God and adopted many of the practices of idolatry. Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, occupied the throne of Israel for only a few months. His career of evil was suddenly stopped by a conspiracy headed by Baasha,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 15:11
Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David had done.

1 Kings 15:12
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.

2 Chronicles 14:1
And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years.

2 Chronicles 14:3
He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.

2 Chronicles 15:16
King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 21:12
Jehoram received a letter from Elijah the prophet, which said: "This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: 'You have not followed the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or of Asa king of Judah.

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