Ezekiel 16 :31

Ezekiel 16 :31 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

In that you build your eminent place in the head of every way, and make your high place in every street; and have not been as an harlot, in that you scorn hire;

American King James Version (AKJV)

In that you build your eminent place in the head of every way, and make your high place in every street; and have not been as an harlot, in that you scorn hire;

American Standard Version (ASV)

in that thou buildest thy vaulted place at the head of every way, and makest thy lofty place in every street, and hast not been as a harlot, in that thou scornest hire.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For you have made your arched room at the top of every street, and your high place in every open place; though you were not like a loose woman in getting together your payment.

Webster's Revision

In that thou buildest thy eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thy high place in every street; and hast not been as a harlot, in that thou scornest hire;

World English Bible

in that you build your vaulted place at the head of every way, and make your lofty place in every street, and have not been as a prostitute, in that you scorn pay.

English Revised Version (ERV)

in that thou buildest thine eminent place in the head of every way, and makest thy lofty place in every street; and hast not been as an harlot, in that thou scornest hire.

Definitions for Ezekiel 16 :31

Eminent - Tumors; hemorrhoids.

Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 16 :31

Barnes's Commentary on Ezekiel 16 :31

Rather, didst build - didst make - wast not - scornest. In the marginal rendering, "thy daughters" must mean "thy smaller cities or villages."

Wesley's Commentary on Ezekiel 16 :31

16:31 Not as an harlot - Common harlots make gain of their looseness, and live by that gain; thou dost worse, thou lavishest out thy credit, wealth, and all, to maintain thine adulterers.
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