New International Version
I will lay the dead bodies of the Israelites in front of their idols, and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
King James Bible
And I will lay the dead carcases of the children of Israel before their idols; and I will scatter your bones round about your altars.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will lay the dead bodies of the children of Israel before their idols; and I will scatter your bones round about your altars.
World English Bible
I will lay the dead bodies of the children of Israel before their idols; and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
Young's Literal Translation
And put the carcases of the sons of Israel before their idols, And scattered your bones round about your altars.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Will scatter your bones round about your altars - This was literally fulfilled by the Chaldeans. According to Baruch, 2:24, 25, they opened the sepulchres of the principal people, and threw the bones about on every side.
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LibraryJohn the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
(in the Wilderness of Judæa, and on the Banks of the Jordan, Occupying Several Months, Probably a.d. 25 or 26.) ^A Matt. III. 1-12; ^B Mark I. 1-8; ^C Luke III. 1-18. ^b 1 The beginning of the gospel [John begins his Gospel from eternity, where the Word is found coexistent with God. Matthew begins with Jesus, the humanly generated son of Abraham and David, born in the days of Herod the king. Luke begins with the birth of John the Baptist, the Messiah's herald; and Mark begins with the ministry …
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2 Kings 23:14
Josiah smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles and covered the sites with human bones.
2 Kings 23:16
Then Josiah looked around, and when he saw the tombs that were there on the hillside, he had the bones removed from them and burned on the altar to defile it, in accordance with the word of the LORD proclaimed by the man of God who foretold these things.
But there they are, overwhelmed with dread, where there was nothing to dread. God scattered the bones of those who attacked you; you put them to shame, for God despised them.
"'At that time, declares the LORD, the bones of the kings and officials of Judah, the bones of the priests and prophets, and the bones of the people of Jerusalem will be removed from their graves.
They will be exposed to the sun and the moon and all the stars of the heavens, which they have loved and served and which they have followed and consulted and worshiped. They will not be gathered up or buried, but will be like dung lying on the ground.
He said: "Son of man, this is the place of my throne and the place for the soles of my feet. This is where I will live among the Israelites forever. The people of Israel will never again defile my holy name--neither they nor their kings--by their prostitution and the funeral offerings for their kings at their death.
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