New American Standard Bible
"For her blood is in her midst; She placed it on the bare rock; She did not pour it on the ground To cover it with dust.
King James Bible
For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock; she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust;
Darby Bible Translation
for her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the bare rock; she poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust.
World English Bible
For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it on the bare rock; she didn't pour it on the ground, to cover it with dust.
Young's Literal Translation
For her blood in her midst hath been, On a clear place of a rock she hath set it, She hath not poured it on the earth, To cover it over with dust.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The top of a rock - The blood was poured upon a naked, dry, rock where it could not be absorbed or unnoticed.
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"So when any man from the sons of Israel, or from the aliens who sojourn among them, in hunting catches a beast or a bird which may be eaten, he shall pour out its blood and cover it with earth.
"Only you shall not eat the blood; you are to pour it out on the ground like water.
"You have become guilty by the blood which you have shed, and defiled by your idols which you have made. Thus you have brought your day near and have come to your years; therefore I have made you a reproach to the nations and a mocking to all the lands.
I will bring distress on men So that they will walk like the blind, Because they have sinned against the LORD; And their blood will be poured out like dust And their flesh like dung.
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