New Living Translation
And though they worshiped the LORD, they continued to follow their own gods according to the religious customs of the nations from which they came.
King James Bible
They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from thence.
Darby Bible Translation
They feared Jehovah, and served their own gods after the manner of the nations, whence they had been carried away.
World English Bible
They feared Yahweh, and served their own gods, after the ways of the nations from among whom they had been carried away.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah they are fearing, and their gods they are serving, according to the custom of the nations whence they removed them.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:33 They feared - They worshipped God externally in that way which the Israelites used. But every nation made gods of their own besides.
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2 Kings 17:32
These new residents worshiped the LORD, but they also appointed from among themselves all sorts of people as priests to offer sacrifices at their places of worship.
2 Kings 17:34
And this is still going on today. They continue to follow their former practices instead of truly worshiping the LORD and obeying the decrees, regulations, instructions, and commands he gave the descendants of Jacob, whose name he changed to Israel.
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