Parallel Verses

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.

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 couriers 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.

Amplified


“You have gone to the king [of a pagan land] with oil
And increased your perfumes;
You have sent your messengers a great distance
And made them go down to Sheol (the realm of the dead).

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.

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

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Idolatry Is Adultery

8 And behind the doors and the posts hast thou set up thy memorial: for thou hast uncovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them: thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it. 9 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. 10 Thou wast wearied with the length of thy way; yet saidst thou not, It is in vain: thou didst find a quickening of thy strength; therefore thou wast not faint.



Cross References

Ezekiel 23:16

And as soon as she saw them she doted upon them, and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea.

2 Kings 16:7-11

So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, saying, I am thy servant and thy son: come up, and save me out of the hand of the king of Syria, and out of the hand of the king of Israel, who rise up against me.

Proverbs 7:17

I have perfumed my bed With myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Isaiah 2:9

And the mean man is bowed down, and the great man is brought low: therefore forgive them not.

Isaiah 30:1-6

Woe to the rebellious children, saith Jehovah, that take counsel, but not of me; and that make a league, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,

Isaiah 31:1-3

Woe to them that 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 look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek Jehovah!

Ezekiel 16:33

They give gifts to all harlots; but thou givest thy gifts to all thy lovers, and bribest them, that they may come unto thee on every side for thy whoredoms.

Ezekiel 23:40

And furthermore ye have sent for men that come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent, and, lo, they came; for whom thou didst wash thyself, paint thine eyes, and deck thyself with ornaments,

Hosea 7:11

And Ephraim is like a silly dove, without understanding: they call unto Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he continually multiplieth lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.

Colossians 2:18

Let no man rob you of your prize by a voluntary humility and worshipping of the angels, dwelling in the things which he hath seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

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