Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 22:41-50

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1 Kings 22:41-50

MSG 41 Jehoshaphat son of Asa became king of Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of Israel. NIV 41 Jehoshaphat son of Asa became king of Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of Israel. MSG 42 Jehoshaphat was thirty-five years old when he became king and he ruled for twenty-five years in Jerusalem. His mother was Azubah daughter of Shilhi. NIV 42 Jehoshaphat was thirty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-five years. His mother's name was Azubah daughter of Shilhi. MSG 43 He continued the kind of life characteristic of his father Asa - no detours, no dead ends - pleasing God with his life. But he failed to get rid of the neighborhood sex-and-religion shrines. People continued to pray and worship at these idolatrous shrines. NIV 43 In everything he walked in the ways of his father Asa and did not stray from them; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD. The high places, however, were not removed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there. MSG 44 And he kept on good terms with the king of Israel. NIV 44 Jehoshaphat was also at peace with the king of Israel. MSG 45 The rest of Jehoshaphat's life, his achievements and his battles, is all written in The Chronicles of the Kings of Judah. NIV 45 As for the other events of Jehoshaphat's reign, the things he achieved and his military exploits, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? MSG 46 Also, he got rid of the sacred prostitutes left over from the days of his father Asa. NIV 46 He rid the land of the rest of the male shrine prostitutes who remained there even after the reign of his father Asa. MSG 47 Edom was kingless during his reign; a deputy was in charge. NIV 47 There was then no king in Edom; a deputy ruled. MSG 48 Jehoshaphat built ocean-going ships to sail to Ophir for gold. But they never made it; they shipwrecked at Ezion Geber. NIV 48 Now Jehoshaphat built a fleet of trading ships to go to Ophir for gold, but they never set sail--they were wrecked at Ezion Geber. MSG 49 During that time Ahaziah son of Ahab proposed a joint shipping venture, but Jehoshaphat wouldn't go in with him. NIV 49 At that time Ahaziah son of Ahab said to Jehoshaphat, "Let my men sail with your men," but Jehoshaphat refused. MSG 50 Then Jehoshaphat died and was buried in the family cemetery in the City of David his ancestor. Jehoram his son was the next king. NIV 50 Then Jehoshaphat rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the city of David his father. And Jehoram his son succeeded him.