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Ezekiel 16:51

    Ezekiel 16:51 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they, and have justified your sisters in all your abominations which you have done.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters by all thine abominations which thou hast done.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Samaria has not done half your sins; but you have made the number of your disgusting acts greater than theirs, making your sisters seem more upright than you by all the disgusting things which you have done.

    Webster's Revision

    Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters by all thine abominations which thou hast done.

    World English Bible

    Neither has Samaria committed half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they, and have justified your sisters by all your abominations which you have done.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters by all thine abominations which thou hast done.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 16:51

    Justified thy sisters - Made them appear just in comparison with thee.

    Wesley's Notes on Ezekiel 16:51

    16:51 Hast justified - Not made them righteous, but declared them less unrighteous, than thou; of the two they are less faulty.