New American Standard Bible
"Furthermore, Samaria did not commit half of your sins, for you have multiplied your abominations more than they. Thus you have made your sisters appear righteous by all your abominations which you have committed.
King James Bible
Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.
Darby Bible Translation
And Samaria hath not sinned according to the half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters by all thine abominations which thou hast done.
World English Bible
Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they, and have justified your sisters by all your abominations which you have done.
Young's Literal Translation
As to Samaria, as the half of thy sins -- she hath not sinned, And thou dost multiply thine abominations more than they, And dost justify thy sisters by all thy abominations that thou hast done.
Ezekiel 16:51 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Justified thy sisters - Made them appear just in comparison with thee.
Library"Who Walk not after the Flesh, but after the Spirit. "
Rom. viii. 1.--"Who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit." It is difficult to determine which of these is the greatest privilege of a Christian,--that he is delivered from condemnation, or that he is made to walk according to the Spirit, and made a new creature; whether we owe more to Christ for our justification, or sanctification: for he is made both to us: but it is more necessary to conjoin them together, than to compare them with each other. The one is not more necessary--to be delivered …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Use of Fear in Religion.
The Spiced Wine of My Pomegranate;
The Section Chap. I. -iii.
"And I saw that for all the adulteries of faithless Israel, I had sent her away and given her a writ of divorce, yet her treacherous sister Judah did not fear; but she went and was a harlot also.
And the LORD said to me, "Faithless Israel has proved herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.
"Yet you have not merely walked in their ways or done according to their abominations; but, as if that were too little, you acted more corruptly in all your conduct than they.
"Now her sister Oholibah saw this, yet she was more corrupt in her lust than she, and her harlotries were more than the harlotries of her sister.
Jump to PreviousAbominations Acts Appear Commit Committed Detestable Disgusting Furthermore Greater Half Justified Justify Making Multiplied Multiply Righteous Samaria Sama'ria Sinned Sins Sisters Theirs Upright
Jump to NextAbominations Acts Appear Commit Committed Detestable Disgusting Furthermore Greater Half Justified Justify Making Multiplied Multiply Righteous Samaria Sama'ria Sinned Sins Sisters Theirs Upright
LinksEzekiel 16:51 NIV
Ezekiel 16:51 NLT
Ezekiel 16:51 ESV
Ezekiel 16:51 NASB
Ezekiel 16:51 KJV
Ezekiel 16:51 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 16:51 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 16:51 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 16:51 French Bible
Ezekiel 16:51 German Bible
Ezekiel 16:51 Commentaries