2 Chronicles 34:3

NET ©

In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his ancestor David. In his twelfth year he began ridding Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, Asherah poles, idols, and images.

NIV ©

In the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his father David. In his twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of high places, Asherah poles, carved idols and cast images.

NASB ©

For in the eighth year of his reign while he was still a youth, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images.

NLT ©

During the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, Josiah began to seek the God of his ancestor David. Then in the twelfth year, he began to purify Judah and Jerusalem, destroying all the pagan shrines, the Asherah poles, and the carved idols and cast images.

MSG ©

When he had been king for eight years--he was still only a teenager--he began to seek the God of David his ancestor. Four years later, the twelfth year of his reign, he set out to cleanse the neighborhood of sex-and-religion shrines, and get rid of the sacred Asherah groves and the god and goddess figurines, whether carved or cast, from Judah.

BBE ©

In the eighth year of his rule, while he was still young, his heart was first turned to the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he undertook the clearing away of all the high places and the pillars and the images of wood and metal from Judah and Jerusalem.

NRSV ©

For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was still a boy, he began to seek the God of his ancestor David, and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the sacred poles, and the carved and the cast images.

NKJV ©

For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the wooden images, the carved images, and the molded images.

KJV
For in the eighth
<08083>
year
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of his reign
<04427> (8800)_,
while he was yet young
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he began
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to seek
<01875> (8800)
after the God
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of David
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his father
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and in the twelfth
<08147> <06240>
year
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he began
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to purge
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Judah
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and Jerusalem
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from the high places
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and the groves
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and the carved images
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and the molten images
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HEBREW
twkomhw
<04541>
Mylophw
<06456>
Myrsahw
<0842>
twmbh
<01116>
Nm
<04480>
Mlswryw
<03389>
hdwhy
<03063>
ta
<0853>
rhjl
<02891>
lxh
<02490>
hns
<08141>
hrve
<06240>
Mytsbw
<08147>
wyba
<01>
dywd
<01732>
yhlal
<0430>
swrdl
<01875>
lxh
<02490>
ren
<05288>
wndwe
<05750>
awhw
<01931>
wklml
<04427>
Myns
<08141>
hnwmsbw (34:3)
<08083>
LXXM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
en
<1722>  
PREP
tw
<3588>  
T-DSN
ogdow
<3590>  
A-DSN
etei
<2094>  
N-DSN
thv
<3588>  
T-GSF
basileiav
<932>  
N-GSF
autou
<846>  
D-GSM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
autov
<846>  
D-NSM
eti
<2089>  
ADV
paidarion
<3808>  
N-ASN
hrxato
<757>  
V-AMI-3S
tou
<3588>  
T-GSN
zhthsai
<2212>  
V-AAN
kurion
<2962>  
N-ASM
ton
<3588>  
T-ASM
yeon
<2316>  
N-ASM
dauid
 
N-PRI
tou
<3588>  
T-GSM
patrov
<3962>  
N-GSM
autou
<846>  
D-GSM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
en
<1722>  
PREP
tw
<3588>  
T-DSN
dwdekatw
<1428>  
A-DSN
etei
<2094>  
N-DSN
thv
<3588>  
T-GSF
basileiav
<932>  
N-GSF
autou
<846>  
D-GSM
hrxato
<757>  
V-AMI-3S
tou
<3588>  
T-GSN
kayarisai
<2511>  
V-AAN
ton
<3588>  
T-ASM
ioudan
<2455>  
N-ASM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
thn
<3588>  
T-ASF
ierousalhm
<2419>  
N-PRI
apo
<575>  
PREP
twn
<3588>  
T-GPM
uqhlwn
<5308>  
A-GPM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
twn
<3588>  
T-GPN
alsewn
 
N-GPN
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
apo
<575>  
PREP
twn
<3588>  
T-GPM
cwneutwn
 
A-GPM
NET © [draft] ITL
In the eighth
<08083>
year
<08141>
of his reign
<04427>
, while
<01931>
he was still
<05750>
young
<05288>
, he began
<02490>
to seek
<01875>
the God
<0430>
of his ancestor
<01>
David
<01732>
. In his twelfth
<06240>
year
<08141>
he began
<02490>
ridding
<02891>
Judah
<03063>
and Jerusalem
<03389>
of the high places
<01116>
, Asherah poles
<0842>
, idols
<06456>
, and images
<04541>
.
NET © Notes

tn Heb “father.”

tn Heb “purifying.”