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Nahum 3:6

    Nahum 3:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I will cast abominable filth on you, and make you vile, and will set you as a spectacle.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazing-stock.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I will make you completely disgusting and full of shame, and will put you up to be looked at by all.

    Webster's Revision

    And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazing-stock.

    World English Bible

    I will throw abominable filth on you, and make you vile, and will set you a spectacle.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.

    Definitions for Nahum 3:6

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nahum 3:6

    I will cast abominable filth upon thee - I will set thee as a gazing-stock. This was a punishment precisely like our pillory. They put such women in the pillory as a gazing-stock; and then, children and others threw mud, dirt, and filth of all kinds at them.

    Barnes' Notes on Nahum 3:6

    And I will cast abominable filth upon thee - Alb.: "like a weight, that what thou wouldest not take heed to as sin, thou mayest feel in punishment." "Abominable things had God seen" Jeremiah 13:27 in her doings; with abominable things would he punish her. Man would fain sin, and forget it as a thing past. "God maketh him to possess the iniquities of his youth" Job 13:26, and binds them around him, so that they make him to appear what they are, "vile" (compare Wisd. 4:18), "These things hast thou done and I kept silence; - I will reprove thee and set them in order before thine eyes. And will set thee as a gazing-stock" Psalm 50:21, that all, while they gaze at thee, take warning from thee (compare 2 Chronicles 7:20). "I will cast thee to the ground; before kings will I give thee, for them to gaze upon thee" Ezekiel 28:17. : "Whoever does not amend on occasion of others, others shall be amended on occasion of him."