Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them.

New American Standard Bible

They transformed the beauty of His ornaments into pride, and they made the images of their abominations and their detestable things with it; therefore I will make it an abhorrent thing to them.

King James Version

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.

Holman Bible

He appointed His beautiful ornaments for majesty,
but they made their abhorrent images from them,
their detestable things.
Therefore, I have made these
into something filthy for them.

International Standard Version

"As for his beautiful ornament, he set it up in majesty, but they made detestable images and loathsome idols. Therefore, I'll give them something loathsome

American Standard Version

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty; but they made the images of their abominations and their detestable things therein: therefore have I made it unto them as an unclean thing.

Amplified

As for the beauty of [gold for] ornaments, they turned it to pride and from it made the images of their repulsive things (idols) and of their vile things. Therefore I will make it an unclean thing to them.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And he set in majesty his beautiful ornament; but they made therein the images of their abominations and of their detestable things: therefore have I made it an impurity unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

The matter of his ornament they set for pride; and they made the images of their abominations, their abominable things upon it: for this I gave it to them for uncleanness.

King James 2000

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things from it: therefore have I set it far from them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'And the beauty of its ornament {he made into a prideful thing} and made with it their detestable things and their vile idols; therefore I will make it into an impure thing for them.

Modern King James verseion

And the beauty of His ornament, He set it in majesty. But they made the images of their abominations and of their hateful things in it; therefore I have put it to them as an impure thing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

because they made thereof not only costly Jewels for their pomp and pride, but also abominable images and Idols. For this cause will I make them to be abhorred.

NET Bible

They rendered the beauty of his ornaments into pride, and with it they made their abominable images -- their detestable idols. Therefore I will render it filthy to them.

New Heart English Bible

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty; but they made the images of their abominations and their detestable things therein: therefore have I made it to them as an unclean thing.

The Emphasized Bible

While the beauty of his own ornament he had in majesty placed, Then the images, of their abominations. Their detestable things, Made they therein, - For this cause have I delivered it up to them for removal;

Webster

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations and of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.

World English Bible

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty; but they made the images of their abominations [and] their detestable things therein: therefore have I made it to them as an unclean thing.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to the beauty of his ornament, For excellency He set it, And the images of their abominations, Their detestable things -- they made in it, Therefore I have given it to them for impurity,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As for the beauty
צבי 
Ts@biy 
Usage: 32

עדי 
`adiy 
Usage: 14

he set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

it in majesty
גּאון 
Ga'own 
Usage: 49

the images
צלם 
Tselem 
Usage: 17

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

שׁקּץ שׁקּוּץ 
Shiqquwts 
Usage: 28

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Judgment For The Profanation Of The Temple And Sanctuary

19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be as an unclean thing. Their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of LORD. They shall not satisfy their souls, nor fill t 20 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them. 21 And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil, and they shall profane it.



Cross References

Ezekiel 24:21

Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul has compassion. And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left b

Jeremiah 7:30

For the sons of Judah have done that which is evil in my sight, says LORD. They have set their abominations in the house which is called by my name, to defile it.

Isaiah 64:11

Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned with fire, and all our pleasant places are laid waste.

Ezekiel 8:7-10

And he brought me to the door of the court. And when I looked, behold, a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 8:15-16

Then he said to me, Have thou seen [this], O son of man? Thou shall again see yet greater abominations than these.

Ezekiel 9:7

And he said to them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain. Go ye forth. And they went forth, and smote in the city.

2 Kings 21:4

And he built altars in the house of LORD, of which LORD said, In Jerusalem I will put my name.

2 Kings 21:7

And he set the graven image of Asherah, that he had made, in the house of which LORD said to David and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name for

2 Kings 23:11-12

And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs. And he burned the chariots of the sun with f

1 Chronicles 29:1-2

And David the king said to all the assembly, Solomon my son, whom alone God has chosen, is yet young and tender, and the work is great, for the palace is not for man, but for LORD God.

2 Chronicles 2:9

even to prepare for me timber in abundance. For the house which I am about to build shall be great and wonderful.

2 Chronicles 3:1-17

Then Solomon began to build the house of LORD at Jerusalem on mount Moriah, where [LORD] appeared to David his father, which he made ready in the place that David had appointed, in the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

2 Chronicles 33:4-7

And he built altars in the house of LORD, of which LORD said, In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.

2 Chronicles 36:14

Moreover all the chiefs of the priests, and the people, trespassed very greatly after all the abominations of the nations. And they polluted the house of LORD which he had hallowed in Jerusalem.

Ezra 3:12

But many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers, the old men who had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice, and many shouted aloud for joy.

Psalm 48:2

Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Psalm 50:2

Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shone forth.

Psalm 87:2-3

LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.

Jeremiah 7:14

therefore I will do to the house, which is called by my name, in which ye trust, and to the place which I gave to you and to your fathers, as I did to Shiloh.

Jeremiah 7:14

therefore I will do to the house, which is called by my name, in which ye trust, and to the place which I gave to you and to your fathers, as I did to Shiloh.

Lamentations 2:1

How LORD has covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger! He has cast down the beauty of Israel from heaven to the earth, and has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.

Lamentations 2:7

LORD has cast off his altar. He has abhorred his sanctuary. He has given up the walls of her palaces into the hand of the enemy. They have made a noise in the house of LORD, as in the day of a solemn assembly.

Ezekiel 5:11

Therefore, as I live, says lord LORD, surely, because thou have defiled my sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations, therefore I also will diminish [thee], nor shall my eye spare. And I also will ha

Ezekiel 7:22

I will also turn my face from them, and they shall profane my secluded [place]. And robbers shall enter into it, and profane it.

Haggai 2:3

Who is left among you that saw this house in its former glory? And how do ye see it now? Is it not in your eyes as nothing?

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