His will to do good was used against him and was revered to commit the worst acts possible. Source
How can it be interpreted in easier words?
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Well, the key word to understand here is commit. Here are some relevant dictionary definitions
- to do something illegal or something that is considered wrong:
- to actively put information in your memory or write it down:
As regards the word revere, it is defined as
to very much respect and admire someone or something
Therefore, the phrase "[to be] revered to commit" seems to indicate that the subject was greatly admired, which resulted in his committing something; either some action, or committing something into memory.