2 Kings 14:3

3 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.

2 Kings 14:3 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 14:3

And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord
. At least externally, and at the beginning of his reign:

yet not like David his father;
not with a perfect heart, with that sincerity and uprightness as he did, see ( 2 Chronicles 25:2 ) ,

he did according to all things as Joash his father did;
who at first reigned well, and then fell into idolatry, as this his son did.

2 Kings 14:3 In-Context

1 In the second year of Joash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel reigned Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah.
2 He was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.
3 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, yet not like David his father: he did according to all things as Joash his father did.
4 Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.
5 And it came to pass, as soon as the kingdom was confirmed in his hand, that he slew his servants which had slain the king his father.