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Ezekiel 23:14

    Ezekiel 23:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And that she increased her prostitutions: for when she saw men portrayed on the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And she increased her whoredoms; for she saw men portrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And her loose behaviour became worse; for she saw men pictured on a wall, pictures of the Chaldaeans painted in bright red,

    Webster's Revision

    And she increased her whoredoms; for she saw men portrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,

    World English Bible

    She increased her prostitution; for she saw men portrayed on the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And she increased her whoredoms; for she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion,

    Definitions for Ezekiel 23:14

    Vermilion - Red color.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 23:14

    Men pourtrayed upon the wall - See on Ezekiel 8:10 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 23:14

    After Israel's captivity Judah intrigued first with Assyria, then with Babylon, courting their monarchs, imitating their customs, and learning their idolatries.

    Pourtrayed upon the wall - The monuments of Nineveh show how the walls of its palaces were adorned with figures precisely answering to this description. There is evidence that these sculptures were highly colored with vermilion, or rather, red ochre.