19 For I have chosen him(A), so that he will direct his children(B) and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord(C) by doing what is right and just,(D) so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”(E)

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38 If you do whatever I command you and walk in obedience to me and do what is right(A) in my eyes by obeying my decrees(B) and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I will build you a dynasty(C) as enduring as the one I built for David and will give Israel to you.

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I tore(A) the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you, but you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commands and followed me with all his heart, doing only what was right(B) in my eyes.

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11 Asa did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, as his father David(A) had done.

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43 In everything he followed the ways of his father Asa(A) and did not stray from them; he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord. The high places,(B) however, were not removed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 22:43 In Hebrew texts this sentence (22:43b) is numbered 22:44, and 22:44-53 is numbered 22:45-54.
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Joash did what was right(A) in the eyes of the Lord all the years Jehoiada the priest instructed him.

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14 I put on righteousness(A) as my clothing;
    justice was my robe and my turban.(B)

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12 Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous;(A)
    you surround them(B) with your favor as with a shield.(C)

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ע Ayin

121 I have done what is righteous and just;(A)
    do not leave me to my oppressors.

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33 who through faith conquered kingdoms,(A) administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions,(B)

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