2 Chronicles 17:3-9 NRS

3 The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the earlier ways of his father; a he did not seek the Baals,

References for 2 Chronicles 17:3

    • † 17:3 - Another reading is [his father David]
      4 but sought the God of his father and walked in his commandments, and not according to the ways of Israel.
      5 Therefore the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. All Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor.
      6 His heart was courageous in the ways of the Lord; and furthermore he removed the high places and the sacred poles b from Judah.

      References for 2 Chronicles 17:6

        • ‡ 17:6 - Heb [Asherim]
          7 In the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.
          8 With them were the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; and with these Levites, the priests Elishama and Jehoram.
          9 They taught in Judah, having the book of the law of the Lord with them; they went around through all the cities of Judah and taught among the people.