Ezekiel 16:15-22 NIV

15 “ ‘But you trusted in your beauty and used your fame to become a prostitute. You lavished your favors on anyone who passed by and your beauty became his.

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16 You took some of your garments to make gaudy high places, where you carried on your prostitution. You went to him, and he possessed your beauty.a

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    • v 16:16 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
      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.

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      18 And you took your embroidered clothes to put on them, and you offered my oil and incense before them.

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      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.

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      20 “ ‘And you took your sons and daughters whom you bore to me and sacrificed them as food to the idols. Was your prostitution not enough?

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      21 You slaughtered my children and sacrificed them to the idols.

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      22 In all your detestable practices and your prostitution you did not remember the days of your youth, when you were naked and bare, kicking about in your blood.

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