Micah 1:16 KJV
Make thee bald,
and poll thee for thy delicate children;
enlarge thy baldness as the eagle;
for they are gone into captivity from thee.
In other words:
People in Judah, cut off all your hair. Make yourselves bald like vultures, because you will be very sad. Your enemies will take your children away. They will take your children, whom you love so much, away to another country!
Make thee bald
This is a token of deep mourning (Ezra 9:3, Job 1:20).
Mourn, O land, for thy darling children.
Means shave off thy hair.
Enlarge thy baldness
The land is compared to a mother weeping for her children.
As the eagle
The bald eagle, or the dark-winged vulture.
In the moulting season all eagles are comparatively bald (compare Psalms 103:5).
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