New Living Translation
He did what was evil in the LORD's sight, but not to the same extent as the kings of Israel who ruled before him.
King James Bible
And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as the kings of Israel that were before him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he did evil in the sight of Jehovah, but not as the kings of Israel that had been before him.
World English Bible
He did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, yet not as the kings of Israel who were before him.
Young's Literal Translation
and he doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, only, not as the kings of Israel who were before him;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:2 But not, and c. - For he neither worshipped Baal, as many of his predecessors did; nor compelled the people to worship the calves; (one of them, that of Dan, being destroyed, or carried away before, as the Hebrew writers affirm;) nor, as some add, hindered those by force, who were minded to go to Jerusalem to worship. And yet, the measure of the Israelites sins, being now full, vengeance comes upon them without remedy.
LibraryProfession and Practice.
18th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. xxii. 42. "What think ye of Christ?" INTRODUCTION.--Many men are Christians neither in understanding nor in heart. Some are Christians in heart, and not in understanding. Some in understanding, and not in heart, and some are Christians in both. If I were to go into a Temple of the Hindoos, or into a Synagogue of the Jews, and were to ask, "What think ye of Christ?" the people there would shake their heads and deny that He is God, and reject His teaching. The …
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The Prophet Hosea.
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
2 Kings 17:1
Hoshea son of Elah began to rule over Israel in the twelfth year of King Ahaz's reign in Judah. He reigned in Samaria nine years.
2 Kings 17:3
King Shalmaneser of Assyria attacked King Hoshea, so Hoshea was forced to pay heavy tribute to Assyria.
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