New International Version
My companion attacks his friends; he violates his covenant.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He hath put forth his hands - A farther description of Ahithophel. He betrayed his friends, and he broke his covenant with his king. He had agreed to serve David for his own emolument, and a stipulation was made accordingly; but while receiving the king's pay, he was endeavoring to subvert the kingdom, and destroy the life of his sovereign.
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broken [heb.] profaned
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If Then to Sin, that Others May not Commit a Worse Sin...
When a man makes a vow to the LORD or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.
if I have repaid my ally with evil or without cause have robbed my foe--
I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
I am for peace; but when I speak, they are for war.
The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil.
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