2 Kings 23:37

37 And he did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as his predecessors had done.

2 Kings 23:37 in Other Translations

KJV
37 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.
ESV
37 And he did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his fathers had done.
NLT
37 He did what was evil in the LORD ’s sight, just as his ancestors had done.
MSG
37 In God's opinion he was an evil king, picking up on the evil ways of his ancestors.
CSB
37 He did what was evil in the Lord's sight just as his ancestors had done.

2 Kings 23:37 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 23:37

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord,
according to all that his fathers had done.
] Amon and Manasseh; see ( 2 Kings 23:32 ) .

2 Kings 23:37 In-Context

35 Jehoiakim paid Pharaoh Necho the silver and gold he demanded. In order to do so, he taxed the land and exacted the silver and gold from the people of the land according to their assessments.
36 Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. His mother’s name was Zebidah daughter of Pedaiah; she was from Rumah.
37 And he did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as his predecessors had done.

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