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2 Kings 17:17

    2 Kings 17:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they made their sons and their daughters go through the fire, and they made use of secret arts and unnatural powers, and gave themselves up to doing evil in the eyes of the Lord, till he was moved to wrath.

    Webster's Revision

    And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

    World English Bible

    They caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, to provoke him to anger.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 17:17

    Sold themselves to do evil - Abandoned themselves to the will of the devil, to work all iniquity with greediness.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 17:17

    Compare 2 Kings 16:3 note, and see Leviticus 20:2-5 note.