13 I will punish her for the days
    she burned incense(A) to the Baals;(B)
she decked herself with rings and jewelry,(C)
    and went after her lovers,(D)
    but me she forgot,(E)
declares the Lord.(F)

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15 “‘But you trusted in your beauty and used your fame to become a prostitute. You lavished your favors on anyone who passed by(A) and your beauty became his.(B) 16 You took some of your garments to make gaudy high places,(C) where you carried on your prostitution.(D) You went to him, and he possessed your beauty.[a] 17 You also took the fine jewelry I gave you, the jewelry made of my gold and silver, and you made for yourself male idols and engaged in prostitution with them.(E) 18 And you took your embroidered clothes to put on them, and you offered my oil and incense(F) before them. 19 Also the food I provided for you—the flour, olive oil and honey I gave you to eat—you offered as fragrant incense before them. That is what happened, declares the Sovereign Lord.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:16 The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
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They set up kings without my consent;
    they choose princes without my approval.(A)
With their silver and gold
    they make idols(B) for themselves
    to their own destruction.

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