New Living Translation
For the king of Israel disregarded his treaty and broke it after swearing to obey; therefore, he will 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.
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.
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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:18 Given his hand - Solemnly confirming the oath.
2 Kings 10:15
When Jehu left there, he met Jehonadab son of Recab, who was coming to meet him. After they had greeted each other, Jehu said to him, "Are you as loyal to me as I am to you?" "Yes, I am," Jehonadab replied. "If you are," Jehu said, "then give me your hand." So Jehonadab put out his hand, and Jehu helped him into the chariot.
1 Chronicles 29:24
All the officials, the warriors, and the sons of King David pledged their loyalty to King Solomon.
Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would.
"Nevertheless, this man of Israel's royal family rebelled against Babylon, sending ambassadors to Egypt to request a great army and many horses. Can Israel break her sworn treaties like that and get away with it?
No! For as surely as I live, says the Sovereign LORD, the king of Israel will die in Babylon, the land of the king who put him in power and whose treaty he disregarded and broke.
"So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: As surely as I live, I will punish him for breaking my covenant and disregarding the solemn oath he made in my name.
The people of Jerusalem will think it is a false omen, because of their treaty with the Babylonians. But the king of Babylon will remind the people of their rebellion. Then he will attack and capture them.
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