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

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 16:16 The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.

He said: “Son of man, this is the place of my throne(A) and the place for the soles of my feet. This is where I will live among the Israelites forever. The people of Israel will never again defile(B) my holy name—neither they nor their kings—by their prostitution and the funeral offerings[a] for their kings at their death.[b](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 43:7 Or the memorial monuments; also in verse 9
  2. Ezekiel 43:7 Or their high places