Daniel 11:23
New International Version
After coming to an agreement with him, he will act deceitfully, and with only a few people he will rise to power.

New Living Translation
With deceitful promises, he will make various alliances. He will become strong despite having only a handful of followers.

English Standard Version
And from the time that an alliance is made with him he shall act deceitfully, and he shall become strong with a small people.

Berean Study Bible
After an alliance is made with him, he will act deceitfully; for he will rise to power with only a few people.

New American Standard Bible
"After an alliance is made with him he will practice deception, and he will go up and gain power with a small force of people.

King James Bible
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.

Christian Standard Bible
After an alliance is made with him, he will act deceitfully. He will rise to power with a small nation.

Contemporary English Version
He will make a treaty, but he will be deceitful and break it, even though he has only a few followers.

Good News Translation
By making treaties, he will deceive other nations, and he will grow stronger and stronger, even though he rules only a small nation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After an alliance is made with him, he will act deceitfully. He will rise to power with a small nation.

International Standard Version
From the time that an alliance is made with him, he'll act deceitfully, and he will go up and take power with only a small group of nations.

NET Bible
After entering into an alliance with him, he will behave treacherously; he will ascend to power with only a small force.

New Heart English Bible
And after an alliance is made with him he shall work deceitfully; for he shall become strong with a small force.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After an alliance has been made with him, he will act deceitfully and rise to power with only a few people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully; and he shall come up and become strong, with a little nation.

New American Standard 1977
“And after an alliance is made with him he will practice deception, and he will go up and gain power with a small force of people.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And after the union made with him he shall work deceit and shall rise and shall overcome with few people.

King James 2000 Bible
And after the league is made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small number of people.

American King James Version
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.

American Standard Version
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully; for he shall come up, and shall become strong, with a small people.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And because of the leagues made with him he shall work deceit: and he shall come up, and overpower them with a small nation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after friendships, he will deal deceitfully with him: and he shall go up, and shall overcome with a small people.

Darby Bible Translation
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully, and he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.

English Revised Version
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong, with a small people.

Webster's Bible Translation
And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.

World English Bible
After the treaty made with him he shall work deceitfully; for he shall come up, and shall become strong, with a small people.

Young's Literal Translation
And after they join themselves unto him, he worketh deceit, and hath increased, and hath been strong by a few of the nation.
Study Bible
Kings of the South and North
22Then a flood of forces will be swept away before him and destroyed, along with a prince of the covenant. 23After an alliance is made with him, he will act deceitfully; for he will rise to power with only a few people. 24In a time of peace, he will invade the richest provinces and do what his fathers and forefathers never did. He will lavish on his followers plunder, loot, and wealth, and he will plot against the strongholds—but only for a time.…
Cross References
Daniel 11:22
Then a flood of forces will be swept away before him and destroyed, along with a prince of the covenant.

Daniel 11:24
In a time of peace, he will invade the richest provinces and do what his fathers and forefathers never did. He will lavish on his followers plunder, loot, and wealth, and he will plot against the strongholds--but only for a time.

Treasury of Scripture

And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.

work.

Daniel 8:25
And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.

Genesis 34:13
And the sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully, and said, because he had defiled Dinah their sister:

Psalm 52:2
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp rasor, working deceitfully.







Lexicon
After
וּמִן־ (ū·min-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

an alliance is made
הִֽתְחַבְּר֥וּת (hiṯ·ḥab·bə·rūṯ)
Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 2266: To unite, be joined, to tie a magic knot or spell, to charm

with him,
אֵלָ֖יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

he will act
יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

deceitfully;
מִרְמָ֑ה (mir·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4820: Deceit, treachery

for he will rise
וְעָלָ֥ה (wə·‘ā·lāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

to power
וְעָצַ֖ם (wə·‘ā·ṣam)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6105: To bind fast, close, powerful, numerous, to crunch the bones

with only a few
בִּמְעַט־ (bim·‘aṭ-)
Preposition-b | Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4592: A little, fewness, a few

people.
גּֽוֹי׃ (gō·w)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts
(23) He shall work.--Apparently this verse explains more fully the means by which the king succeeds in maintaining his influence. He has already destroyed those who are at peace with him. From the time that he first becomes their confederate, he works deceitfully, coming up with hostile intent, accompanied only by a few people, and in this way throwing off their guard those whom he would destroy.

Verse 23. - And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people. The rendering of the LXX. is, "And with the covenant and a people set in array he shall fabricate a lie, even against a strong nation with (ἐν) a small people." The rendering of Theodotion is somewhat difficult to comprehend, "By reason of leagues against him, he shall make a device, and shall ascend and master them with few people." The Peshitta is very like Theodotion, only the last clause of this verse is regarded as the first of the next. The Vulgate is closer to the Massoretic than are any of the other ancient versions, "And after friendships with him, he shall work fraud, and shall go up and conquer with a small number." The reference here is to the obscure events which attended the contest - if there was a con-test - that resulted in Epiphanes securing the throne. The alliance may refer to his league with Eumenes. Appian assigns as a reason for the help given to Epiphanes by Eumenes, that it was to gain his friendship. Only Appian mentions "Attains and Eumenes," as if they were separate sovereigns; but Attains was brother of Eumenes, and, at the time of the arrival of Epiphanes, his brother's envoy at Rome. There may be some foundation of fact, and this would explain the statement in the text. The hopes of Eumenes, if he wished to strengthen himself by an alliance with Epiphanes, were probably soon frustrated, as Epiphanes involved himself in conflict with Egypt. 11:1-30 The angel shows Daniel the succession of the Persian and Grecian empires. The kings of Egypt and Syria are noticed: Judea was between their dominions, and affected by their contests. From ver. 5-30, is generally considered to relate to the events which came to pass during the continuance of these governments; and from ver. 21, to relate to Antiochus Epiphanes, who was a cruel and violent persecutor of the Jews. See what decaying, perishing things worldly pomp and possessions are, and the power by which they are gotten. God, in his providence, sets up one, and pulls down another, as he pleases. This world is full of wars and fightings, which come from men's lusts. All changes and revolutions of states and kingdoms, and every event, are plainly and perfectly foreseen by God. No word of God shall fall to the ground; but what he has designed, what he has declared, shall infallibly come to pass. While the potsherds of the earth strive with each other, they prevail and are prevailed against, deceive and are deceived; but those who know God will trust in him, and he will enable them to stand their ground, bear their cross, and maintain their conflict.
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