Deuteronomy 9:17

17 So I took the two tablets and threw them out of my hands, breaking them to pieces before your eyes.

Read Deuteronomy 9:17 Using Other Translations

And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes.
So I took hold of the two tablets and threw them out of my two hands and broke them before your eyes.
So I took the stone tablets and threw them to the ground, smashing them before your eyes.

What does Deuteronomy 9:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 9:17

And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands,
&c.] In wrath and indignation at the sin they were guilty of:

and brake them before your eyes;
as an emblem of their breach of them by transgressing them.

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