New Living Translation
I will lay your corpses in front of your idols and 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.
Ezekiel 6:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:5 And - Thus the idols were upbraided with their inability to help their worshippers, and the idolaters, with the folly of trusting in them.
2 Kings 23:14
He smashed the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah poles. Then he desecrated these places by scattering human bones over them.
2 Kings 23:16
Then Josiah turned around and noticed several tombs in the side of the hill. He ordered that the bones be brought out, and he burned them on the altar at Bethel to desecrate it. (This happened just as the LORD had promised through the man of God when Jeroboam stood beside the altar at the festival.) Then Josiah turned and looked up at the tomb of the man of God who had predicted these things.
Terror will grip them, terror like they have never known before. God will scatter the bones of your enemies. You will put them to shame, for God has rejected them.
"In that day," says the LORD, "the enemy will break open the graves of the kings and officials of Judah, and the graves of the priests, prophets, and common people of Jerusalem.
They will spread out their bones on the ground before the sun, moon, and stars--the gods my people have loved, served, and worshiped. Their bones will not be gathered up again or buried but will be scattered on the ground like manure.
The LORD said to me, "Son of man, this is the place of my throne and the place where I will rest my feet. I will live here forever among the people of Israel. They and their kings will not defile my holy name any longer by their adulterous worship of other gods or by honoring the relics of their kings who have died.
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