Ezekiel 16:25
New International Version
At every street corner you built your lofty shrines and degraded your beauty, spreading your legs with increasing promiscuity to anyone who passed by.

New Living Translation
On every street corner you defiled your beauty, offering your body to every passerby in an endless stream of prostitution.

English Standard Version
At the head of every street you built your lofty place and made your beauty an abomination, offering yourself to any passerby and multiplying your whoring.

Berean Study Bible
At the head of every street you built your lofty shrines and degraded your beauty. With increasing promiscuity, you spread your legs to all who passed by.

King James Bible
Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms.

New King James Version
You built your high places at the head of every road, and made your beauty to be abhorred. You offered yourself to everyone who passed by, and multiplied your acts of harlotry.

New American Standard Bible
You built yourself a high place at the beginning of every street and made your beauty abominable, and you spread your legs to every passer-by and multiplied your obscene practice.

NASB 1995
“You built yourself a high place at the top of every street and made your beauty abominable, and you spread your legs to every passer-by to multiply your harlotry.

NASB 1977
“You built yourself a high place at the top of every street, and made your beauty abominable; and you spread your legs to every passer-by to multiply your harlotry.

Amplified Bible
At the beginning of every street you built your high place and made your beauty repulsive; and you offered your body to every passer-by and multiplied your obscene immorality.

Christian Standard Bible
You built your elevated place at the head of every street and turned your beauty into a detestable thing. You spread your legs to everyone who passed by and increased your prostitution.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You built your elevated place at the head of every street and turned your beauty into a detestable thing. You spread your legs to everyone who passed by and increased your prostitution.

American Standard Version
Thou hast built thy lofty place at the head of every way, and hast made thy beauty an abomination, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And at every top of the street you have built your idol shrines, and you have defiled your beauty and you have spread your legs for everyone who passed by, and you multiplied your prostitutions

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and on the head of every way thou didst set up thy fornications, and didst defile thy beauty, and didst open thy feet to every passer by, and didst multiply thy fornication.

Contemporary English Version
where you disgraced yourself by having sex with anyone who walked by. And you did that more and more every day!

Douay-Rheims Bible
At every head of the way thou hast set up a sign of thy prostitution: and hast made thy beauty to be abominable: and hast prostituted thyself to every one that passed by, and hast multiplied thy fornications.

English Revised Version
Thou hast built thy lofty place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty an abomination, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredom.

Good News Translation
You dragged your beauty through the mud. You offered yourself to everyone who came by, and you were more of a prostitute every day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You also built worship sites at the head of every street. You used your beauty to seduce people there. You offered your body to everyone who passed by. You increased your acts of prostitution.

International Standard Version
At every street corner you made your beauty abhorrent when you made yourself available for sex to anyone who was passing by. By doing this, you kept on committing more and more immorality.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast built thy lofty place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty an abomination, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy harlotries.

Literal Standard Version
At every head of the way you have built your high place, And you make your beauty abominable, And open wide your feet to everyone passing by, And multiply your whoredoms,

NET Bible
At the head of every street you erected your pavilion and you disgraced your beauty when you spread your legs to every passerby and multiplied your promiscuity.

New Heart English Bible
You have built your lofty place at the head of every way, and have made your beauty an abomination, and have opened your feet to everyone who passed by, and multiplied your prostitution.

World English Bible
You have built your lofty place at the head of every way, and have made your beauty an abomination, and have opened your feet to everyone who passed by, and multiplied your prostitution.

Young's Literal Translation
At every head of the way thou hast built thy high place, And thou dost make thy beauty abominable, And dost open wide thy feet to every passer by, And dost multiply thy whoredoms,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jerusalem's Unfaithfulness
24you built yourself a mound and made yourself a lofty shrine in every public square. 25At the head of every street you built your lofty shrines and degraded your beauty. With increasing promiscuity, you spread your legs to all who passed by. 26You prostituted yourself with your lustful neighbors, the Egyptians, and increased your promiscuity to provoke Me to anger.…

Cross References
Proverbs 9:14
She sits at the door of her house, on a seat in the heights of the city,

Isaiah 23:17
And at the end of seventy years, the LORD will restore Tyre. Then she will return to hire as a prostitute and sell herself to all the kingdoms on the face of the earth.

Jeremiah 3:2
"Lift up your eyes to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been violated? You sat beside the highways waiting for your lovers, like a nomad in the desert. You have defiled the land with your prostitution and wickedness.

Jeremiah 11:15
What right has My beloved in My house, having carried out so many evil schemes? Can consecrated meat avert your doom, so that you can rejoice?

Ezekiel 16:15
But because of your fame, you trusted in your beauty and played the harlot. You lavished your favors on everyone who passed by, and your beauty was theirs for the asking.

Nahum 3:4
because of the many harlotries of the harlot, the seductive mistress of sorcery, who betrays nations by her prostitution and clans by her witchcraft.


Treasury of Scripture

You have built your high place at every head of the way, and have made your beauty to be abhorred, and have opened your feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied your prostitutions.

at every

Ezekiel 16:31
In that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thine high place in every street; and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire;

Genesis 38:14,21
And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife…

Proverbs 9:14,15
For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, …

and hast made

Ezekiel 23:9,10,32
Wherefore I have delivered her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, upon whom she doted…

Revelation 17:1-5,12,13,16
And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
At
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the head
רֹ֣אשׁ (rōš)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7218: The head

of every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

street
דֶּ֗רֶךְ (de·reḵ)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

you built
בָּנִית֙ (bā·nîṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

your lofty shrines
רָֽמָתֵ֔ךְ (rā·mā·ṯêḵ)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 7413: Height, high place

and degraded
וַתְּתַֽעֲבִי֙ (wat·tə·ṯa·‘ă·ḇî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 8581: To loathe, detest

your beauty.
יָפְיֵ֔ךְ (yā·p̄ə·yêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 3308: Beauty

With increasing
וַתַּרְבִּ֖י (wat·tar·bî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

promiscuity,
תַּזְנוּתָֽיִךְ׃ (taz·nū·ṯā·yiḵ)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 8457: Harlotry, idolatry

you spread
וַתְּפַשְּׂקִ֥י (wat·tə·p̄aś·śə·qî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 6589: To dispart, become licentious

your legs
רַגְלַ֖יִךְ (raḡ·la·yiḵ)
Noun - fdc | second person feminine singular
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

to all
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

who passed by.
עוֹבֵ֑ר (‘ō·w·ḇêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on


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