So I went in and saw. And behold, engraved on the wall all around was every form of creeping things and animals—detestable things—along with all the idols of the house of Israel. Bible see other translations

“engraved on the wall.” Since these detestable things and idols were engraved on the wall of a room in the Temple (or perhaps even the Temple sanctuary itself), only the priests and Levites would supposedly have ever seen them, but it seems that the priests had let other leaders in the Temple—the 70 elders mentioned in Ezekiel 8:11—against the Law of Moses.

Commentary for: Ezekiel 8:10