New International Version
"I will make you a ruin and a reproach among the nations around you, in the sight of all who pass by.
King James Bible
Moreover I will make thee waste, and a reproach among the nations that are round about thee, in the sight of all that pass by.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will make thee a waste and a reproach among the nations that are round about thee, in the sight of all that pass by.
World English Bible
Moreover I will make you a desolation and a reproach among the nations that are around you, in the sight of all that pass by.
Young's Literal Translation
And I give thee for a waste, And for a reproach among nations that are round about thee, Before the eyes of every passer by.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will cause my fury to rest - My displeasure, and the evidences of it, shall not be transient; they shall be permanent upon you, and among you. And is not this dreadfully true to the present day?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins, all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.
A psalm of Asaph. O God, the nations have invaded your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple, they have reduced Jerusalem to rubble.
I will bring on you everlasting disgrace--everlasting shame that will not be forgotten."
Wherever you live, the towns will be laid waste and the high places demolished, so that your altars will be laid waste and devastated, your idols smashed and ruined, your incense altars broken down, and what you have made wiped out.
The inhabited towns will be laid waste and the land will be desolate. Then you will know that I am the LORD.'"
before your wickedness was uncovered. Even so, you are now scorned by the daughters of Edom and all her neighbors and the daughters of the Philistines--all those around you who despise you.
you have become guilty because of the blood you have shed and have become defiled by the idols you have made. You have brought your days to a close, and the end of your years has come. Therefore I will make you an object of scorn to the nations and a laughingstock to all the countries.
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