Ezekiel 23:40
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New International Version
"They even sent messengers for men who came from far away, and when they arrived you bathed yourself for them, applied eye makeup and put on your jewelry.

King James Bible
And furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, lo, they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thy eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments,

Darby Bible Translation
And furthermore, they sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and behold, they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thine eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments;

World English Bible
Furthermore you have sent for men who come from far, to whom a messenger was sent, and behold, they came; for whom you did wash yourself, paint your eyes, and decorate yourself with ornaments,

Young's Literal Translation
And also that they send to men coming from afar, Unto whom a messenger is sent, And lo, they have come in for whom thou hast washed, Painted thine eyes, and put on adornment.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thy eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments - This is exactly the way in which a loose female in Bengal adorns herself to receive guests. She first bathes, then rubs black paint around her eyes, and then covers her body with ornaments. - Ward's Customs.

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ye have

Ezekiel 23:13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one way,

Isaiah 57:9 And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off...

to come [heb] coming

2 Kings 20:13-15 And Hezekiah listened to them, and showed them all the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and the spices...

thou didst

Ruth 3:3 Wash yourself therefore, and anoint you, and put your raiment on you, and get you down to the floor...

Esther 2:12 Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months...

paintedst {Kachalt aineych} rendered by the LXX [] `thou didst paint thine eyes with stibium,' and Vulgate [],`thou didst paint round thine eyes with stibium,' or lead ore; whence it is called in Arabic [kochl], and in Syriac [kechlo], and koochlo

2 Kings 9:30 And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window.

Jeremiah 4:30 And when you are spoiled, what will you do? Though you clothe yourself with crimson, though you deck you with ornaments of gold...

and deckedst

Ezekiel 16:13-16 Thus were you decked with gold and silver; and your raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; you did eat fine flour...

Proverbs 7:10 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtle of heart.

Isaiah 3:18-23 In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls...

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How those are to be Admonished who have had Experience of the Sins of the Flesh, and those who have Not.
(Admonition 29.) Differently to be admonished are those who are conscious of sins of the flesh, and those who know them not. For those who have had experience of the sins of the flesh are to be admonished that, at any rate after shipwreck, they should fear the sea, and feel horror at their risk of perdition at least when it has become known to them; lest, having been mercifully preserved after evil deeds committed, by wickedly repeating the same they die. Whence to the soul that sins and never
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
1 Peter 3:3
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.

2 Kings 9:30
Then Jehu went to Jezreel. When Jezebel heard about it, she put on eye makeup, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.

Proverbs 6:25
Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes.

Isaiah 3:18
In that day the Lord will snatch away their finery: the bangles and headbands and crescent necklaces,

Isaiah 57:9
You went to Molek with olive oil and increased your perfumes. You sent your ambassadors far away; you descended to the very realm of the dead!

Jeremiah 4:30
What are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why highlight your eyes with makeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they want to kill you.

Ezekiel 16:13
So you were adorned with gold and silver; your clothes were of fine linen and costly fabric and embroidered cloth. Your food was honey, olive oil and the finest flour. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.

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