14 And thy name was spread among the heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my [a]beauty which I had set upon thee, saith the Lord God.

15 Now thou didst [b]trust in thine own beauty, and playedst the harlot, because of thy renown, and hast poured out [c]thy fornications on everyone that passed by, thy desire was to him.

16 And thou didst take thy garments, and deckedst thine high places with divers colors, [d]and playedst the harlot thereupon: the like things shall not come, neither hath any done so.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:14 He declareth wherein the dignity of Jerusalem stood: to wit, in that that the Lord gave them of his beauty and excellency.
  2. Ezekiel 16:15 In abusing my gifts, and in putting thy confidence in thine own wisdom and dignity, which were the occasions of thine idolatry.
  3. Ezekiel 16:15 There was none idolatry so vile wherewith thou didst not pollute thyself.
  4. Ezekiel 16:16 This declareth how the idolaters put their chief delight in those things, which please the eyes and outward senses.

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