I used you to smash horses and their riders.
I used you to smash men and women. I used you to smash old men and young men. I used you to smash young men and young women.
I used you to smash shepherds and their flocks. I used you to smash farmers and their teams of oxen. I used you to smash governors and leaders.”
Rather you must destroy their altars, smash their images, and cut down their Asherah poles.
Indeed, look! The Lord is giving the command.
And I will smash them like wine bottles against one another, children and parents alike.
I grabbed the two tablets, threw them down,
Then there will be a fourth kingdom, one strong like iron. Just like iron breaks in pieces and shatters everything, and as iron breaks in pieces
It shatters in pieces like a clay jar, so shattered to bits that none of it can be salvaged.
O God, break the teeth in their mouths! Smash the jawbones of the lions, O Lord!
How blessed will be the one who grabs your babies and smashes them on a rock!
The Lord continued,
Instead, this is what you must do to them: You must tear down their altars, shatter their sacred pillars,
He removed the pagan altars
All the people went and demolished
You must tear down their altars, shatter their sacred pillars,
Gideon took a hundred men to the edge of the camp
You will break them
Their children will be smashed to pieces before their very eyes; their houses will be looted and their wives raped.