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2 Kings 10:27

    2 Kings 10:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they brake down the image of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house unto this day.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they broke down the image of Baal, and broke down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house to this day.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they brake down the pillar of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught-house, unto this day.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The altar of Baal was pulled down and the house of Baal was broken up and made an unclean place, as it is to this day.

    Webster's Revision

    And they brake down the pillar of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught-house, unto 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they brake down the pillar of Baal, and brake down the house of Baal, and made it a draught house, unto this day.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 10:27

    Draught - Latrine; toilet.
    Draught - A catching, hunting.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 10:27

    Made it a draught house - A place for human excrement; so all the versions understand it. Nothing could be more degrading than this; he made it a public necessary.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 10:27

    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.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 10:27

    10:27 Draught - house - A sink or common shore.