He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, following the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.
He did what was evil in the LORD’s sight, imitating the detestable practices of the pagan nations whom the LORD had driven from the land ahead of the Israelites.
In GOD's judgment he was a bad king--an evil king. He reintroduced all the moral rot and spiritual corruption that had been scoured from the country when GOD dispossessed the pagan nations in favor of the children of Israel.
He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, copying the disgusting ways of those nations whom the Lord had sent out before the children of Israel.
He did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, following the abominable practices of the nations that the LORD drove out before the people of Israel.
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel.
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1 tn Heb “in the eyes of.”
2 tn Heb “like the abominable practices of the nations.”