New International Version
Joash did what was right in the eyes of the LORD all the years Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
King James Bible
And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all his days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoash did what was right in the sight of Jehovah, all the days wherein Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
World English Bible
Jehoash did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehoash doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah all his days in which Jehoiada the priest directed him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jehoash did - right in the sight of the Lord - While Jehoiada the priest, who was a pious, holy man, lived, Jehoash walked uprightly; but it appears from 2 Chronicles 24:17, 2 Chronicles 24:18, that he departed from the worship of the true God after the death of this eminent high priest, lapsed into idolatry, and seems to have had a share in the murder of Zechariah, who testified against his transgressions, and those of the princes of Judah. See above, 2 Kings 11:20-21 (note).
O how few of the few who begin to live to God continue unto the end!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'4. And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the Lord, even the money of every one that passeth the account, the money that every man is set at, and all the money that cometh into any man's heart to bring into the house of the Lord, 5. Let the priests take it to them, every man of his acquaintance; and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found. 6. But it was so, that in the three and twentieth year …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Glad Givers and Faithful Workers
2 Kings 12:1
In the seventh year of Jehu, Joash became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem forty years. His mother's name was Zibiah; she was from Beersheba.
2 Kings 12:3
The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.
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