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Ezekiel 16:19

    Ezekiel 16:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    My meat also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou hast even set it before them for a sweet savour: and thus it was, saith the Lord GOD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    My meat also which I gave you, fine flour, and oil, and honey, with which I fed you, you have even set it before them for a sweet smell: and thus it was, said the Lord GOD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    My bread also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou didst even set it before them for a sweet savor; and thus it was, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And my bread which I gave you, the best meal and oil and honey which I gave you for your food, you put it before them for a sweet smell, says the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    My bread also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou didst even set it before them for a sweet savor; and thus it was, saith the Lord Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    My bread also which I gave you, fine flour, and oil, and honey, with which I fed you, you even set it before them for a pleasant aroma; and [thus] it was, says the Lord Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    My bread also which I gave thee, fine flour, and oil, and honey, wherewith I fed thee, thou didst even set it before them for a sweet savour, and thus it was; saith the Lord GOD.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 16:19

    Meat - Food.
    Savour - A smell; taste; odor.
    Wherewith - The things with which...

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 16:19

    Allusion is here made to some rite like the Roman "Lectisternia," in which public tables were set forth for feasts in honor of idols.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 16:19

    16:19 For a sweet savour - To gain the favour of the idol. Thus it was - All which is undeniable.