King James Version
And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazing stock.
World English Bible
I will throw abominable filth on you, and make you vile, and will set you a spectacle.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have cast upon thee abominations, And dishonoured thee, and made thee as a sight.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.Nahum 3:6 Parallel Commentaries
Poetically the little book of Nahum is one of the finest in the Old Testament. Its descriptions are vivid and impetuous: they set us before the walls of the beleaguered Nineveh, and show us the war-chariots of her enemies darting to and fro like lightning, ii. 4, the prancing steeds, the flashing swords, the glittering spears, iii. 2,3. The poetry glows with passionate joy as it contemplates the ruin of cruel and victorious Assyria. In the opening chapter, i., ii. 2, Jehovah is represented as coming …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me.
They were children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.
They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
And Babylon shall become heaps, a dwellingplace for dragons, an astonishment, and an hissing, without an inhabitant.
Behold, therefore I will gather all thy lovers, with whom thou hast taken pleasure, and all them that thou hast loved, with all them that thou hast hated; I will even gather them round about against thee, and will discover thy nakedness unto them, that they may see all thy nakedness.
Thou art filled with shame for glory: drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be uncovered: the cup of the LORD'S right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.
Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
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