They give gifts to all whores
Gifts are usually given to whores, by those who commit whoredom with them; it is for the sake of these they prostitute their bodies, nor will they do this without gain; see ( Genesis 38:16 Genesis 38:17 ) ; but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers;
the Jews gave the Egyptians and Assyrians money, to gain their friendship, and procure alliances with them; see ( 2 Kings 16:8 ) ( Isaiah 30:6 Isaiah 30:7 ) ; and were at great expenses with their idols, and in support of their idolatrous worship: and hirest them, that they may come unto thee on every side for thy
they courted the nations all around them for their favour and friendship, and bribed them into it, as the word F14 signifies.
F14 (Mtwa ydxvt) "munerans eos", Junius & Tremellius, Polanus; "et muneratis eos", Piscator; "et largita es ipsis", Cocceius; "donasti illis", Starckius.