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.
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.
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.
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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall come up - From Rome, where he had been a hostage for the payment of the tax laid on his father.
Shall become strong with a small people - At first he had but few to espouse his cause when he arrived at Antioch, the people having been greatly divided by the many claimants of the crown; but being supported by Eumenes and Attalus, his few people increased, and he became strong.
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Then an overwhelming army will be swept away before him; both it and a prince of the covenant will be destroyed.
When the richest provinces feel secure, he will invade them and will achieve what neither his fathers nor his forefathers did. He will distribute plunder, loot and wealth among his followers. He will plot the overthrow of fortresses--but only for a time.
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