New Living Translation
As for my companion, he betrayed his friends; he broke his promises.
King James Bible
He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath put forth his hands against such as are at peace with him; he hath profaned his covenant.
World English Bible
He raises his hands against his friends. He has violated his covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
He hath sent forth his hands against his well-wishers, He hath polluted his covenant.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
55:20 He - They, the persons last mentioned.
LibraryThe Resemblance Between the Old Testament and the New.
1. Introduction, showing the necessity of proving the similarity of both dispensations in opposition to Servetus and the Anabaptists. 2. This similarity in general. Both covenants truly one, though differently administered. Three things in which they entirely agree. 3. First general similarity, or agreement--viz. that the Old Testament, equally with the New, extended its promises beyond the present life, and held out a sure hope of immortality. Reason for this resemblance. Objection answered. 4. …
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion
Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
A man who makes a vow to the LORD or makes a pledge under oath must never break it. He must do exactly what he said he would do.
if I have betrayed a friend or plundered my enemy without cause,
No, I will not break my covenant; I will not take back a single word I said.
I search for peace; but when I speak of peace, they want war!
The wicked will not rule the land of the godly, for then the godly might be tempted to do wrong.
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