The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleNumbers 33:52
Then ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from
Not at once, but gradually; and the sense is, that
they should use their utmost endeavours wholly to extirpate them:
and destroy all their pictures;
their idolatrous ones; the pictures of
their gods, or the statues and figured stones of them: the Targum of
Jonathan interprets it,
``all the temples of their worship;''
and the Jerusalem Targum,
``all their idols;''
so called, as Jarchi notes, because they covered the floor with a
pavement of marble stones, to worship upon them by the stretching out
of their hands and feet, according to (Leviticus 26:1) ,
and destroy all their molten images;
of gold, silver…
and quite pluck down all their high places;
their temples, groves, and
altars built upon them.