Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You have journeyed to the king with oil And increased your perfumes; You have sent your envoys a great distance And made them go down to Sheol.

King James Version

And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto hell.

Holman Bible

You went to the king with oil and multiplied your perfumes; you sent your envoys far away and sent [them] down even to Sheol.

International Standard Version

You went to Molech with olive oil and increased your perfumes; you sent your ambassadors far away, you sent them down even to Sheol itself!

A Conservative Version

And thou went to the king with oil, and increased thy perfumes, and sent thine ambassadors far off, and debased thyself even to Sheol.

American Standard Version

And thou wentest to the king with oil, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thine ambassadors far off, and didst debase thyself even unto Sheol.

Amplified

And you went to the king [of foreign lands with gifts] or to Molech [the god] with oil and increased your perfumes and ointments; you sent your messengers far off and debased yourself even to Sheol (Hades) [symbol of an abysmal depth of degradation].

Bible in Basic English

And you went to Melech with oil and much perfume, and you sent your representatives far off, and went as low as the underworld.

Darby Translation

And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers afar off, and didst debase thyself unto Sheol.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou didst go to the king with ointment and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto Sheol.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou wilt pour out for the king with oil and thou wilt increase thy perfumes, and thou wilt send thy messengers even from far off, and thou wilt be made low, even to hades.

King James 2000

And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off, and did debase yourself even unto sheol.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you climbed down to the king with oil, and you made your perfumes numerous, and you sent your envoys {far away}, and you {sent down deep} to Sheol.

Modern King James verseion

And you went to the king with ointment, and increased your perfumes, and sent your messengers far off, and lowered yourself even to hell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou wentest straight to kings with oil and divers ointments - that is, thou hast sent thy messengers far off, and yet art thou fallen into the pit thereby.

NET Bible

You take olive oil as tribute to your king, along with many perfumes. You send your messengers to a distant place; you go all the way to Sheol.

New Heart English Bible

You went to the king with oil, and increased your perfumes, and sent your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.

The Emphasized Bible

And hast gone to the king with oil, And hast multiplied thy perfumes, - And hast sent thy messengers afar, And -- lowered thyself as far as hades!

Webster

And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even to hell.

World English Bible

You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.

Youngs Literal Translation

And goest joyfully to the king in ointment, And dost multiply thy perfumes, And sendest thine ambassadors afar off, And humblest thyself unto Sheol.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou wentest
שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 2

to the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

with ointment
שׁמן 
Shemen 
Usage: 193

רקּח 
Raqquach 
Usage: 1

and didst send
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

ציר 
Tsiyr 
Usage: 12

רחק רחוק 
Rachowq 
Usage: 85

שׁפל 
Shaphel 
Usage: 31

References

Morish

Context Readings

Idolatry Is Adultery

8 "Behind the door and the doorpost You have set up your sign; Indeed, far removed from Me, you have uncovered yourself, And have gone up and made your bed wide. And you have made an agreement for yourself with them, You have loved their bed, You have looked on their manhood. 9 "You have journeyed to the king with oil And increased your perfumes; You have sent your envoys a great distance And made them go down to Sheol. 10 "You were tired out by the length of your road, Yet you did not say, 'It is hopeless.' You found renewed strength, Therefore you did not faint.



Cross References

Ezekiel 23:16

"When she saw them she lusted after them and sent messengers to them in Chaldea.

2 Kings 16:7-11

So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, "I am your servant and your son; come up and deliver me from the hand of the king of Aram and from the hand of the king of Israel, who are rising up against me."

Proverbs 7:17

"I have sprinkled my bed With myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.

Isaiah 2:9

So the common man has been humbled And the man of importance has been abased, But do not forgive them.

Isaiah 30:1-6

"Woe to the rebellious children," declares the LORD, "Who execute a plan, but not Mine, And make an alliance, but not of My Spirit, In order to add sin to sin;

Isaiah 31:1-3

Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help And rely on horses, And trust in chariots because they are many And in horsemen because they are very strong, But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the LORD!

Ezekiel 16:33

"Men give gifts to all harlots, but you give your gifts to all your lovers to bribe them to come to you from every direction for your harlotries.

Ezekiel 23:40

"Furthermore, they have even sent for men who come from afar, to whom a messenger was sent; and lo, they came--for whom you bathed, painted your eyes and decorated yourselves with ornaments;

Hosea 7:11

So Ephraim has become like a silly dove, without sense; They call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feeds on wind, And pursues the east wind continually; He multiplies lies and violence. Moreover, he makes a covenant with Assyria, And oil is carried to Egypt.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,

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