New American Standard Bible
They also broke down the sacred pillar of Baal and broke down 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.
Darby Bible Translation
and they broke down the column of Baal, and broke down the house of Baal, and made it a draught-house to this day.
World English Bible
They broke down the pillar of Baal, and broke down the house of Baal, and made it a latrine, to this day.
Young's Literal Translation
and break down the standing-pillar of Baal, and break down the house of Baal, and appoint it for a draught-house unto this day.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they brake down the image of Baal - The other images, it appears, were not images of Baal, but of inferior deities. The image of Baal, which was "broken down," and not burned, would seem to have been of stone, perhaps erected in front of the temple.
JEREMIAH xxxv. 19. Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel; Jonadab the son of Rechab shall not want a man to stand before me for ever. Let us think a while this morning what this text has to do with us; and why this strange story of the Rechabites is written for our instruction, in the pages of Holy Scripture. Let us take the story as it stands, and search the Scriptures simply for it. For the Bible will surely tell its own story best, and teach its own lesson best. These Rechabites, who …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
Justification by an Imputed Righteousness;
2 Kings 10:28
Thus Jehu eradicated Baal out of Israel.
2 Kings 11:18
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 thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD.
"And I issued a decree that any man who violates this edict, a timber shall be drawn from his house and he shall be impaled on it and his house shall be made a refuse heap on account of this.
The king replied to the Chaldeans, "The command from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you will be torn limb from limb and your houses will be made a rubbish heap.
"Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation or tongue that speaks anything offensive against the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego shall be torn limb from limb and their houses reduced to a rubbish heap, inasmuch as there is no other god who is able to deliver in this way."
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