Ezekiel 17 :18

Ezekiel 17 :18 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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.

King James Version (KJV)

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.

American Standard Version (ASV)

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.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For he put his oath on one side in letting the agreement be broken; and though he had given his hand to it, he did all these things; he will not get away safe.

Webster's Revision

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.

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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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.

Definitions for Ezekiel 17 :18

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 17 :18

Seeing he despised the oath - This God particularly resents. He had bound himself by oath, in the presence of Jehovah, to be faithful to the covenant that he made with Nebuchadnezzar, and he took the first opportunity to break it; therefore he shall not escape.

Barnes' Commentary on Ezekiel 17 :18

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 17 :18

17:18 Given his hand - Solemnly confirming the oath.
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