SEV Biblia, Chapter 11:17 ¬∂ Entonces Joiada hizo alianza entre el SE—OR y el rey, y el pueblo, que serían pueblo del SE—OR; y asimismo entre el rey y el pueblo.
Clarke's Bible Commentary - 2 Kings 11:17 Verse 17. Jehoiada made a covenant] A general covenant was first made between the Lord, the Supreme King, the king his viceroy, and the people, that they should all be the Lord's people; each being equally bound to live according to the Divine law.
Then, secondly, a particular covenant was made between the king and the people, by which the king was bound to rule according to the laws and constitution of the kingdom, and to watch and live for the safety of the public. And the people were bound on their part, to love, honour, succour, and obey the king. Where these mutual and just agreements are made and maintained, there can be nothing else than prosperity in the Church and the state.
John Gill's Bible Commentary Ver. 17. And Jehoiada made a covenant between the Lord and the king and the people, that they should be the Lordís people , etc.] Renewed the covenant between the Lord on the one part, and the king and the people on the other; assuring them, that as God had declared that he would be their God, he would yet be their God to bless and protect them, they continuing in obedience to him; and obliging them to promise that they would serve the Lord their God, and him only, and root out all idolatry from the land, and restore, and continue in, the pure worship of God: between the king also and the people ; he promising, on his part, that he would govern them according to the law of God, and protect them in their rights and properties, privileges and liberties; and they, on their part, that they would honour and obey him, and be his faithful subjects. In ( Chronicles 23:16) Jehoiada is said to make this covenant between him, etc. which may be understood of the Lord; or if of himself, the meaning is, that it was made between him, the king and people, and the Lord.
Matthew Henry Commentary Verses 17-21 - King and people would cleave most firmly to each other, when both ha joined themselves to the Lord. It is well with a people, when all the changes that pass over them help to revive, strengthen, and advance the interests of religion among them. Covenants are of use, both to remin us of, and bind us to, the duties already binding on us. The immediately abolished idolatry; and, pursuant to the covenant with on another, they expressed mutual readiness to help each other. The people rejoiced, and Jerusalem was quiet. The way for people to be joyful an at peace, is to engage fully in the service of God; for the voice of joy and thanksgiving is in the dwellings of the righteous, but there is no peace for the wicked __________________________________________________________________
Original Hebrew ויכרת 3772 יהוידע 3077 את 853 הברית 1285 בין 996 יהוה 3068 ובין 996 המלך 4428 ובין 996 העם 5971 להיות 1961 לעם 5971 ליהוה 3068 ובין 996 המלך 4428 ובין 996 העם׃ 5971