Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals
References for 2 Chronicles 17:3
but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel.
So the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.
His mind rejoiced in the Lord's ways, and he again removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.
References for 2 Chronicles 17:6
In the third year of his reign, Jehoshaphat sent his officials-Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah-to teach in the cities of Judah.
References for 2 Chronicles 17:7
The Levites with them were Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; the priests, Elishama and Jehoram, were with these Levites.
References for 2 Chronicles 17:8
They taught throughout Judah, [having] the book of the Lord's instruction with them. They went throughout the towns of Judah and taught the people.