English Standard Version
And they demolished the pillar of Baal, and demolished the house of Baal, and made it a latrine to this day.
King James Bible
And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house unto this day.
American Standard Version
And they brake down the pillar of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught-house, unto this day.
And broke it in pieces. They destroyed also the temple of Baal, and made a jakes in its place unto this day.
English Revised Version
And they brake down the pillar of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house, unto this day.
Webster's Bible Translation
And they broke down the image of Baal, and broke down the house of Baal, and made it a draught-house to this day.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The temple of Baal was filled לפה פּה, "from one edge (end) to the other." פּה in this sense is not to be derived from פּאה, a corner (Cler., Ges.), but signifies mouth, or the upper rim of a vessel. Metaphora sumta a vasibus humore aliquo plenis: Vatabl.
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brake down the image
made it a draught hose This was and ancient mode of degradation, which still continues in the East; and we are informed, that Abbas the Great, king of Persia, having conquered Baghdad, treated the tomb of Hanifah, one of the fathers of the church among the Turks, in a similar manner.
2 Kings 10:28
Thus Jehu wiped out Baal from Israel.
2 Kings 11:18
Then all the people of the land went to the house of Baal and tore it down; his altars and his images they broke in pieces, and they killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest posted watchmen over the house of the LORD.
Also I make a decree that if anyone alters this edict, a beam shall be pulled out of his house, and he shall be impaled on it, and his house shall be made a dunghill.
The king answered and said to the Chaldeans, "The word from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be torn limb from limb, and your houses shall be laid in ruins.
Therefore I make a decree: Any people, nation, or language that speaks anything against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego shall be torn limb from limb, and their houses laid in ruins, for there is no other god who is able to rescue in this way."
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