Ezekiel 16:31

“In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thine high place in every street; and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 16:31

In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of euery way, and makest thine high place in euery streete, and hast not beene as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When you built your shrine at the beginning of every street and made your high place in every square, in disdaining money, you were not like a harlot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in that thou buildest thy vaulted place at the head of every way, and makest thy lofty place in every street, and hast not been as a harlot, in that thou scornest hire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you have made your arched room at the top of every street, and your high place in every open place; though you were not like a loose woman in getting together your payment.
- Basic English Bible

in that thou buildest thy place of debauchery at the head of every way, and makest thy high place in every street! And thou hast not been as a harlot, in that thou scornest reward,
- Darby Bible

In that thou buildest thy eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thy high place in every street; and hast not been as a harlot, in that thou scornest hire;
- Webster's Bible

in that you build your vaulted place at the head of every way, and make your lofty place in every street, and have not been as a prostitute, in that you scorn pay.
- World English Bible

In thy building thine arch at the head of every way, Thy high place thou hast made in every broad place, And -- hast not been as a whore deriding a gift.
- Youngs Literal Bible

in that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thy lofty place in every street; and hast not been as a harlot that enhanceth her hire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 16:31

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 16:31


16:31 Not as an harlot - Common harlots make gain of their looseness, and live by that gain; thou dost worse, thou lavishest out thy credit, wealth, and all, to maintain thine adulterers.


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