Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 15:9-24

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1 Kings 15:9-24

ESV 9 In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa began to reign over Judah, NIV 9 In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king of Judah, ESV 10 and he reigned forty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom. NIV 10 and he reigned in Jerusalem forty-one years. His grandmother’s name was Maakah daughter of Abishalom. ESV 11 And Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as David his father had done. NIV 11 Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David had done. ESV 12 He put away the male cult prostitutes out of the land and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. NIV 12 He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made. ESV 13 He also removed Maacah his mother from being queen mother because she had made an abominable image for Asherah. And Asa cut down her image and burned it at the brook Kidron. NIV 13 He even deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down and burned it in the Kidron Valley. ESV 14 But the high places were not taken away. Nevertheless, the heart of Asa was wholly true to the LORD all his days. NIV 14 Although he did not remove the high places, Asa’s heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life. ESV 15 And he brought into the house of the LORD the sacred gifts of his father and his own sacred gifts, silver, and gold, and vessels. NIV 15 He brought into the temple of the LORD the silver and gold and the articles that he and his father had dedicated. ESV 16 And there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days. NIV 16 There was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel throughout their reigns. ESV 17 Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and built Ramah, that he might permit no one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah. NIV 17 Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah to prevent anyone from leaving or entering the territory of Asa king of Judah. ESV 18 Then Asa took all the silver and the gold that were left in the treasures of the house of the LORD and the treasures of the king's house and gave them into the hands of his servants. And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying, NIV 18 Asa then took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the LORD’s temple and of his own palace. He entrusted it to his officials and sent them to Ben-Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, the king of Aram, who was ruling in Damascus. ESV 19 "Let there be a covenant between me and you, as there was between my father and your father. Behold, I am sending to you a present of silver and gold. Go, break your covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may withdraw from me." NIV 19 “Let there be a treaty between me and you,” he said, “as there was between my father and your father. See, I am sending you a gift of silver and gold. Now break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so he will withdraw from me.” ESV 20 And Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel and conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, and all Chinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali. NIV 20 Ben-Hadad agreed with King Asa and sent the commanders of his forces against the towns of Israel. He conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel Beth Maakah and all Kinnereth in addition to Naphtali. ESV 21 And when Baasha heard of it, he stopped building Ramah, and he lived in Tirzah. NIV 21 When Baasha heard this, he stopped building Ramah and withdrew to Tirzah. ESV 22 Then King Asa made a proclamation to all Judah, none was exempt, and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber, with which Baasha had been building, and with them King Asa built Geba of Benjamin and Mizpah. NIV 22 Then King Asa issued an order to all Judah—no one was exempt—and they carried away from Ramah the stones and timber Baasha had been using there. With them King Asa built up Geba in Benjamin, and also Mizpah. ESV 23 Now the rest of all the acts of Asa, all his might, and all that he did, and the cities that he built, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? But in his old age he was diseased in his feet. NIV 23 As for all the other events of Asa’s reign, all his achievements, all he did and the cities he built, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? In his old age, however, his feet became diseased. ESV 24 And Asa slept with his fathers and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father, and Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his place. NIV 24 Then Asa rested with his ancestors and was buried with them in the city of his father David. And Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king.

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