Ezekiel 17:18
Good News Translation
He broke his oath and the treaty he had made. He did all these things, and now he will not escape."

Contemporary English Version
The king of Judah broke his own promises and ignored the treaty with Babylonia. And so he will be punished!

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.

New American Bible
He ignored his oath, breaking his covenant; even though he gave his hand, he did all these things— he shall not escape!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

Seeing.

lo, he.

1 Chronicles 29:24 And all the princes, and men of power, and all the sons of king David gave their hand, and were subject to Solomon the king.

2 Chronicles 30:8 Harden not your necks, as your fathers did: yield yourselves to the Lord, and come to his sanctuary, which he hath sanctified forever: serve the Lord the God of your fathers, and the wrath of his indignation shall be turned away from you.

Lamentations 5:6 We have given our hand to Egypt, and to the Assyrians, that we might be satisfied with bread.

he shall

Ezekiel 7:15 The sword without: and the pestilence, and the famine within: he that is in the field shall die by the sword: and they that are in the city, shall be devoured by the pestilence, and the famine.

Context
The Parable Explained
17And not with a great army, nor with much people shall Pharao fight against him: when he shall cast up mounts, and build forts, to cut off many souls. 18For 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.19Therefore thus saith the Lord God: As I live, I will lay upon his head the oath he hath despised, and the covenant he hath broken.…
Cross References
2 Kings 10:15
And when he was departed thence, he found Jonadab, the son of Rechab, coming to meet him, and he blessed him. And he said to him: Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jonadab said: It is. If it be, said he, give me thy hand. He gave him his hand. And he lifted him up to him into the chariot,

1 Chronicles 29:24
And all the princes, and men of power, and all the sons of king David gave their hand, and were subject to Solomon the king.

Ecclesiastes 8:2
I observe the mouth of the king, and the commandments of the oath of God.

Ezekiel 17:15
But he hath revolted from him and sent ambassadors to Egypt, that it might give him horses, and much people. And shall he that hath done thus prosper, or be saved? and shall he escape that hath broken the covenant?

Ezekiel 17:16
As I live, saith the Lord God: In the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he hath made void, and whose covenant he broke, even in the midst of Babylon shall he die.

Ezekiel 17:19
Therefore thus saith the Lord God: As I live, I will lay upon his head the oath he hath despised, and the covenant he hath broken.

Ezekiel 21:23
And he shall be in their eyes as one consulting the oracle in vain, and imitating the leisure of sabbaths: but he will call to remembrance the iniquity that they may be taken.

Additional Translations
He despised the oath by breaking the covenant. Seeing that he gave his hand in pledge yet did all these, he will not escape!’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.

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.

Whereas he has profaned the oath so as to break the covenant, when, behold, I engage his hand, and he has done all these things to him, he shall not escape.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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