Ezekiel 16:9-19 NIV

9 “ ‘I bathed you with water and washed the blood from you and put ointments on you.

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10 I clothed you with an embroidered dress and put sandals of fine leather on you. I dressed you in fine linen and covered you with costly garments.

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11 I adorned you with jewelry: I put bracelets on your arms and a necklace around your neck,

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12 and I put a ring on your nose, earrings on your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.

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

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

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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 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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