Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And you took your robes and made high places for yourself ornamented with every colour, acting like a loose woman on them, without shame or fear.

New American Standard Bible

You took some of your clothes, made for yourself high places of various colors and played the harlot on them, which should never come about nor happen.

King James Version

And of thy garments thou didst take, and deckedst thy high places with divers colours, and playedst the harlot thereupon: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

Holman Bible

You took some of your garments and made colorful high places for yourself, and you engaged in prostitution on them. These places should not have been built, and this should never have happened!

International Standard Version

You took some of your clothes and made gaily-colored high places and prostituted yourself all around them something which had never happened before nor will ever happen again.

A Conservative Version

And thou took of thy garments, and made high places for thee, decked with various colors, and played the harlot upon them, [things which] should not come, nor should it be.

American Standard Version

And thou didst take of thy garments, and madest for thee high places decked with divers colors, and playedst the harlot upon them: the like things'shall not come, neither shall it be'so .

Amplified

You took some of your clothes and made for yourself [decorated] high places and shrines of various colors and prostituted yourself on them—things which should never have come about and taken place.

Darby Translation

And of thy garments thou didst take, and madest for thyself high places decked with divers colours, and didst play the harlot thereupon: the like hath not come to pass, and shall be no more.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou wilt take from thy garments and make to thee heights being spotted, and thou wilt commit fornication upon them: thou earnest not in, and it shall not be.

King James 2000

And of your garments you did take, and adorned your high places with various colors, and played the harlot on them: the like things have never been, neither shall be.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you took from your clothes and you made for yourself colorful shrines, and you prostituted on them; {this had not happened before}, and it {will not continue to happen}.

Modern King James verseion

And you took from your clothes and adorned your high places with different colors, and fornicated on them, such as had not come, nor shall be.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, thou hast taken thy garments of divers colors, and decked thine altars therewith, whereupon thou mightest fulfill thine whoredom, of such a fashion as never was done, nor shall be.

NET Bible

You took some of your clothing and made for yourself decorated high places; you engaged in prostitution on them. You went to him to become his.

New Heart English Bible

You took of your garments, and made for yourselves high places decked with various colors, and played the prostitute on them: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea thou didst take of thy raiment and madest thee high places of hangings, And didst commit unchastity thereon,- Which ought not to have befallen And not to have come to pass.

Webster

And of thy garments thou didst take, and deck thy high places with divers colors, and play the harlot upon them: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

World English Bible

You took of your garments, and made for yourselves high places decked with various colors, and played the prostitute on them: [the like things] shall not come, neither shall it be [so].

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou dost take of thy garments, And dost make to thee spotted high-places, And dost go a-whoring upon them, They are not coming in -- nor shall it be!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

thou didst take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

טלא 
Tala' 
Usage: 8

and playedst the harlot
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

God's Covenant Grace To Unfaithful And Rebellious Israel

15 But you put your faith in the fact that you were beautiful, acting like a loose woman because you were widely talked of, and offering your cheap love to everyone who went by, whoever it might be. 16 And you took your robes and made high places for yourself ornamented with every colour, acting like a loose woman on them, without shame or fear. 17 And you took the fair jewels, my silver and gold which I had given to you, and made for yourself male images, acting like a loose woman with them;



Cross References

2 Kings 23:7

And he had the houses pulled down of those who were used for sex purposes in the house of the Lord, where women were making robes for the Asherah.

2 Chronicles 28:24

And Ahaz got together the vessels of the house of God, cutting up all the vessels of the house of God, and shutting the doors of the Lord's house; and he made altars in every part of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 7:20

As for their beautiful ornament, they had put it on high, and had made the images of their disgusting and hated things in it: for this cause I have made it an unclean thing to them.

Hosea 2:8

For she had no knowledge that it was I who gave her the grain and the wine and the oil, increasing her silver and gold which they gave to the Baal.

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