Ezekiel 17:18
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New International Version
He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. Because he had given his hand in pledge and yet did all these things, he shall not escape.

New Living Translation
For the king of Israel disregarded his treaty and broke it after swearing to obey; therefore, he will not escape.

English Standard Version
He despised the oath in breaking the covenant, and behold, he gave his hand and did all these things; he shall not escape.

New American Standard Bible
'Now he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, and behold, he pledged his allegiance, yet did all these things; he shall not escape.'"

King James Bible
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. He did all these things even though he gave his hand in pledge. He will not escape!"

International Standard Version
He despised the oath he had made and broke the covenant. Look! Because he willingly submitted, yet he has done all these things, he won't escape.

NET Bible
He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. Take note--he gave his promise and did all these things--he will not escape!

New Heart English Bible
For he has despised the oath by breaking the covenant; and behold, he had given his hand, and yet has done all these things; he shall not escape.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king of Judah broke the promise and the treaty that he pledged to keep. He did all these things, and he can't go unpunished.

JPS Tanakh 1917
seeing he hath despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

New American Standard 1977
‘Now he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, and behold, he pledged his allegiance, yet did all these things; he shall not escape.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
seeing he despised the oath to invalidate the covenant when, behold, he had given his hand and has done all these things, he shall not escape.

King James 2000 Bible
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and has done all these things, he shall not escape.

American King James Version
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, see, he had given his hand, and has done all these things, he shall not escape.

American Standard Version
For he hath despised the oath by breaking the covenant; and behold, he had given his hand, and yet hath done all these things; he shall not escape.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he had despised the oath, breaking his covenant, and behold he hath given his hand: and having done all these things, he shall not escape.

Darby Bible Translation
He despised the oath, and broke the covenant; and behold, he had given his hand, yet hath he done all these things: he shall not escape.

English Revised Version
For he hath despised the oath by breaking the covenant; and behold, he had given his hand, and yet hath done all these things; he shall not escape.

Webster's Bible Translation
Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

World English Bible
For he has despised the oath by breaking the covenant; and behold, he had given his hand, and yet has done all these things; he shall not escape.

Young's Literal Translation
And he despised the oath -- to break covenant, And lo, he hath given his hand, And all these he hath done, he escapeth not.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
17:11-21 The parable is explained, and the particulars of the history of the Jewish nation at that time may be traced. Zedekiah had been ungrateful to his benefactor, which is a sin against God. In every solemn oath, God is appealed to as a witness of the sincerity of him that swears. Truth is a debt owing to all men. If the professors of the true religion deal treacherously with those of a false religion, their profession makes their sin the worse; and God will the more surely and severely punish it. The Lord will not hold those guiltless who take his name in vain; and no man shall escape the righteous judgment of God who dies under unrepented guilt.
Study Bible
The Parable Explained
17Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company will not help him in the war, when they cast up ramps and build siege walls to cut off many lives. 18Now he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, and behold, he pledged his allegiance, yet did all these things; he shall not escape.'" 19Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "As I live, surely My oath which he despised and My covenant which he broke, I will inflict on his head.…
Cross References
2 Kings 10:15
Now when he had departed from there, he met Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he greeted him and said to him, "Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?" And Jehonadab answered, "It is." Jehu said, "If it is, give me your hand." And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot.

1 Chronicles 29:24
All the officials, the mighty men, and also all the sons of King David pledged allegiance to King Solomon.

Ecclesiastes 8:2
I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.

Ezekiel 17:15
'But he rebelled against him by sending his envoys to Egypt that they might give him horses and many troops. Will he succeed? Will he who does such things escape? Can he indeed break the covenant and escape?

Ezekiel 17:16
'As I live,' declares the Lord GOD, 'Surely in the country of the king who put him on the throne, whose oath he despised and whose covenant he broke, in Babylon he shall die.

Ezekiel 17:19
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "As I live, surely My oath which he despised and My covenant which he broke, I will inflict on his head.

Ezekiel 21:23
"And it will be to them like a false divination in their eyes; they have sworn solemn oaths. But he brings iniquity to remembrance, that they may be seized.
Treasury of Scripture

Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, see, he had given his hand, and has done all these things, he shall not escape.

Seeing. Though Zedekiah's oath had been given to a heathen, a conqueror, and a tyrant, yet God considered the violation of it a most aggravated sin against Him, and determined to punish him for it.

lo, he.

1 Chronicles 29:24 And all the princes, and the mighty men, and all the sons likewise …

2 Chronicles 30:8 Now be you not stiff necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves …

Lamentations 5:6 We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to …

he shall

Ezekiel 7:15 The sword is without, and the pestilence and the famine within: he …

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