New International Version
I will pelt you with filth, I will treat you with contempt and make you a spectacle.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will cast abominable filth upon thee - I will set thee as a gazing-stock. This was a punishment precisely like our pillory. They put such women in the pillory as a gazing-stock; and then, children and others threw mud, dirt, and filth of all kinds at them.
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Library"Nineveh, that Great City"
Among the cities of the ancient world in the days of divided Israel one of the greatest was Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian realm. Founded on the fertile bank of the Tigris, soon after the dispersion from the tower of Babel, it had flourished through the centuries until it had become "an exceeding great city of three days' journey." Jonah 3:3. In the time of its temporal prosperity Nineveh was a center of crime and wickedness. Inspiration has characterized it as "the bloody city, . . . full …
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you would plunge me into a slime pit so that even my clothes would detest me.
A base and nameless brood, they were driven out of the land.
Those who see you stare at you, they ponder your fate: "Is this the man who shook the earth and made kingdoms tremble,
Babylon will be a heap of ruins, a haunt of jackals, an object of horror and scorn, a place where no one lives.
therefore I am going to gather all your lovers, with whom you found pleasure, those you loved as well as those you hated. I will gather them against you from all around and will strip you in front of them, and they will see you stark naked.
You will be filled with shame instead of glory. Now it is your turn! Drink and let your nakedness be exposed! The cup from the LORD's right hand is coming around to you, and disgrace will cover your glory.
"Because of you I will rebuke your descendants; I will smear on your faces the dung from your festival sacrifices, and you will be carried off with it.
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