His Good Reign

3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example of his father David's earlier days and did not seek the Baals,
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    • a 17:3 - Lit "walked in the earlier ways of his father"
      4 but sought the God of his father, followed His commandments, 1and did not act as Israel did.
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        • b 17:4 - Lit "walked in"
          5 So the LORD established the kingdom in his control, and all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and 2he had great riches and honor.
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          6 He took great pride * in the ways of the LORD and again 3removed the high places and the Asherim from Judah.
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            • d 17:6 - Lit "his heart was high"
              7 Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah, 4to teach in the cities of Judah;
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              8 and with them 5the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.
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              9 They taught in Judah, having 6the book of the law of the LORD with them; and they went throughout all the cities of Judah and taught among the people.
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