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Ezekiel 16:26

    Ezekiel 16:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou hast also committed fornication with the Egyptians thy neighbours, great of flesh; and hast increased thy whoredoms, to provoke me to anger.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You have also committed fornication with the Egyptians your neighbors, great of flesh; and have increased your prostitutions, to provoke me to anger.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou hast also committed fornication with the Egyptians, thy neighbors, great of flesh; and hast multiplied thy whoredom, to provoke me to anger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And you went with the Egyptians, your neighbours, great of flesh; increasing your loose ways, moving me to wrath.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou hast also committed fornication with the Egyptians, thy neighbors, great of flesh; and hast multiplied thy whoredom, to provoke me to anger.

    World English Bible

    You have also committed sexual immorality with the Egyptians, your neighbors, great of flesh; and have multiplied your prostitution, to provoke me to anger.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou hast also committed fornication with the Egyptians, thy neighbours, great of flesh; and hast multiplied thy whoredom, to provoke me to anger.

    Definitions for Ezekiel 16:26

    Fornication - Sexual immorality.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 16:26

    Great of flesh - The most extensive idolaters. Bene vasatis-longa mensura incognita nervy - Juv. Sat. 9:34. This is the allusion.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 16:26

    Egyptian idolatry, a worship of the powers of nature, was eminently sensual. The idolatry here spoken of is not so much that which Israel brought with them from Egypt, as the idolatry introduced in the time of Solomon and Rehoboam.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 16:26

    16:26 Great of flesh - Naturally of a big, make, and men of great stature.