That in the day that I shall punish the transgressions of Israel upon him I will also punish the altars of Bethel: and the horns of the altar shall be cut off, and fall to the ground.
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George Leo Haydock
Bethel. Mana hem seems to have sent one of the calves to engage Phul to come to his assistance, Osee x. 5., and 4 Kings xv. 19. Salmanasar had both, Osee viii. 5. Josias afterwards defiled the profane altars, 4 Kings xxiii. 15.
Horns, made of brass, which the Assyrians carried off. (Calmet)
The fairest possessions of sinners will at last perish. (Worthington)