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14 And (A)your renown went forth among the nations because of your beauty, for it was perfect through the splendour that I had bestowed on you, declares the Lord God.

15 (B)“But you trusted in your beauty (C)and played the whore[a] because of your renown (D)and lavished your whorings[b] on any passer-by; your beauty[c] became his. 16 You took some of your garments and made for yourself colourful shrines, and on them played the whore. The like has never been, nor ever shall be.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:15 Or were unfaithful; also verses 16, 17, 26, 28
  2. Ezekiel 16:15 Or unfaithfulness; also verses 20, 22, 25, 26, 29, 33, 34, 36
  3. Ezekiel 16:15 Hebrew it
  4. Ezekiel 16:16 The meaning of this Hebrew sentence is uncertain

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