Ezekiel 16:9-19 NIV

9 " 'I batheda you with water and washed1 the blood from you and put ointments on you.

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    • c 16:9 - Or "I had bathed"
      10 I clothed you with an embroidered2 dress and put leather sandals on you. I dressed you in fine linen3 and covered you with costly garments.4

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      11 I adorned you with jewelry:5 I put bracelets6 on your arms and a necklace7 around your neck,

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      12 and I put a ring on your nose,8 earrings9 on your ears and a beautiful crown10 on your head.11

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      13 So you were adorned with gold and silver; your clothes12 were of fine linen and costly fabric and embroidered cloth. Your food was fine flour, honey and olive oil.13 You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.14

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      14 And your fame15 spread among the nations on account of your beauty,16 because the splendor I had given you made your beauty perfect, declares the Sovereign LORD.17

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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 by18 and your beauty became his.b19

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        • d 16:15 - Most Hebrew manuscripts; one Hebrew manuscript (see some Septuagint manuscripts) "by. Such a thing should not happen"
          16 You took some of your garments to make gaudy high places,20 where you carried on your prostitution.21 Such things should not happen, nor should they ever occur.

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          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.22

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          18 And you took your embroidered clothes to put on them, and you offered my oil and incense23 before them.

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          19 Also the food I provided for you--the fine 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.24

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