New American Standard Bible
You have made his splendor to cease And cast his throne to the ground.
King James Bible
Thou hast made his glory to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast made his brightness to cease, and cast his throne down to the ground;
World English Bible
You have ended his splendor, and thrown his throne down to the ground.
Young's Literal Translation
Hast caused him to cease from his brightness, And his throne to the earth hast cast down.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou hast made his glory to cease - Margin," brightness." Luther, "Thou destroyest his purity." The original word means brightness, sp endour. The literal translation here would be, "Thou causest to cease from being brightness;" that is, Thou hast taken away from his brightness, so that it is gone. The allusion is to the splendor, the glory, the magnificence connected with his rank as king. This had been destroyed, or had come to nought.
And cast his throne down to the ground - See Psalm 89:39.
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"He has stripped my honor from me And removed the crown from my head.
Therefore, behold, I will bring strangers upon you, The most ruthless of the nations. And they will draw their swords Against the beauty of your wisdom And defile your splendor.
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