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Ezekiel 16:31

    Ezekiel 16:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    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.

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes 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.