New Living Translation
I will turn against such people and make a terrible example of them, eliminating them from among my people. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
King James Bible
And I will set my face against that man, and will make him a sign and a proverb, and I will cut him off from the midst of my people; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will set my face against that man, and will make him desolate, so that he shall be for a sign and for proverbs, and I will cut him off from the midst of my people: and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.
World English Bible
and I will set my face against that man, and will make him an astonishment, for a sign and a proverb, and I will cut him off from the midst of my people; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
and I have set My face against that man, and made him for a sign, and for similes, and I have cut him off from the midst of My people, and ye have known that I am Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:8 A sign - Of divine vengeance.
Take the incense burners of these men who have sinned at the cost of their lives, and hammer the metal into a thin sheet to overlay the altar. Since these burners were used in the LORD's presence, they have become holy. Let them serve as a warning to the people of Israel."
These horrors will serve as a sign and warning among you and your descendants forever.
Your name will be a curse word among my people, for the Sovereign LORD will destroy you and will call his true servants by another name.
"Therefore, this is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: I am determined to destroy every one of you!
You will become an object of mockery and taunting and horror. You will be a warning to all the nations around you. They will see what happens when the LORD punishes a nation in anger and rebukes it, says the LORD.
And I will see to it that if they escape from one fire, they will fall into another. When I turn against them, you will know that I am the LORD.
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