New International Version
You engaged in prostitution with the Assyrians too, because you were insatiable; and even after that, you still were not satisfied.
King James Bible
Thou hast played the whore also with the Assyrians, because thou wast unsatiable; yea, thou hast played the harlot with them, and yet couldest not be satisfied.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou didst commit fornication with the Assyrians, because thou wast insatiable; yea, thou didst commit fornication with them, and yet couldest not be satisfied.
World English Bible
You have played the prostitute also with the Assyrians, because you were insatiable; yes, you have played the prostitute with them, and yet you weren't satisfied.
Young's Literal Translation
And thou goest a-whoring unto sons of Asshur, Without thy being satisfied, And thou dost go a-whoring with them, And also -- thou hast not been satisfied.
Ezekiel 16:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Have diminished thine ordinary - חקך chukkech means here the household provision made for a wife - food, clothing, and money.
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2 Kings 16:7
Ahaz sent messengers to say to Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria, "I am your servant and vassal. Come up and save me out of the hand of the king of Aram and of the king of Israel, who are attacking me."
2 Kings 16:10
Then King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria. He saw an altar in Damascus and sent to Uriah the priest a sketch of the altar, with detailed plans for its construction.
2 Chronicles 28:16
At that time King Ahaz sent to the kings of Assyria for help.
2 Chronicles 28:20
Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria came to him, but he gave him trouble instead of help.
Now why go to Egypt to drink water from the Nile? And why go to Assyria to drink water from the Euphrates?
Why do you go about so much, changing your ways? You will be disappointed by Egypt as you were by Assyria.
"If a man divorces his wife and she leaves him and marries another man, should he return to her again? Would not the land be completely defiled? But you have lived as a prostitute with many lovers-- would you now return to me?" declares the LORD.
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