Ezekiel 16:13
New International Version
So you were adorned with gold and silver; your clothes were of fine linen and costly fabric and embroidered cloth. Your food was honey, olive oil and the finest flour. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.

New Living Translation
And so you were adorned with gold and silver. Your clothes were made of fine linen and were beautifully embroidered. You ate the finest foods--choice flour, honey, and olive oil--and became more beautiful than ever. You looked like a queen, and so you were!

English Standard Version
Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was of fine linen and silk and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour and honey and oil. You grew exceedingly beautiful and advanced to royalty.

Berean Study Bible
So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothes were of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen.

New American Standard Bible
"Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your dress was of fine linen, silk and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey and oil; so you were exceedingly beautiful and advanced to royalty.

King James Bible
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.

Christian Standard Bible
So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was made of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

Contemporary English Version
Your jewelry was gold and silver, and your clothes were made of only the finest material and embroidered linen. Your bread was baked from fine flour, and you ate honey and olive oil. You were as beautiful as a queen,

Good News Translation
You had ornaments of gold and silver, and you always wore clothes of embroidered linen and silk. You ate bread made from the best flour, and had honey and olive oil to eat. Your beauty was dazzling, and you became a queen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was made of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

International Standard Version
You were adorned with gold, silver, clothing of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate food made from the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You were exceedingly beautiful, attaining royal status.

NET Bible
You were adorned with gold and silver, while your clothing was of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained the position of royalty.

New Heart English Bible
Thus you were decked with gold and silver; and your clothing was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work; you ate fine flour, and honey, and oil; and you were exceeding beautiful, and you prospered to royal estate.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So you wore gold and silver jewelry. You were dressed in fine linen, silk, and embroidered clothes. Your food was flour, honey, and olive oil. You were very beautiful, and eventually you became a queen.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and richly woven work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil; and thou didst wax exceeding beautiful, and thou wast meet for royal estate.

New American Standard 1977
“Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your dress was of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil; so you were exceedingly beautiful and advanced to royalty.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen and silk and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour of wheat and honey and oil: and thou wast made exceeding beautiful, and thou hast prospered even until thou hast reigned.

King James 2000 Bible
Thus were you adorned with gold and silver; and your clothing was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work; you did eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and you were exceedingly beautiful, and you did prosper into a kingdom.

American King James Version
Thus were you decked with gold and silver; and your raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; you did eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and you were exceeding beautiful, and you did prosper into a kingdom.

American Standard Version
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil; and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper unto royal estate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou wast adorned with gold, and silver, and wast clothed with fine linen, and embroidered work, and many colours: thou didst eat fine hour, and honey, and oil, and wast made exceeding beautiful: and wast advanced to be a queen.

Darby Bible Translation
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver, and thy raiment was byssus, and silk, and embroidered work. Thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil; and thou becamest exceedingly beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.

English Revised Version
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper unto royal estate.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.

World English Bible
Thus you were decked with gold and silver; and your clothing was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work; you ate fine flour, and honey, and oil; and you were exceeding beautiful, and you prospered to royal estate.

Young's Literal Translation
And thou dost put on gold and silver, And thy clothing is fine linen, And figured silk and embroidery, Fine flour, and honey, and oil thou hast eaten, And thou art very very beautiful, And dost go prosperously to the kingdom.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Jerusalem's Unfaithfulness
12I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful crown upon your head. 13So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothes were of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became very beautiful and rose to be a queen. 14Your fame spread among the nations on account of your beauty, for it was perfect in the splendor I bestowed on you, declares the Lord GOD.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took a flask of oil, poured it out on Saul's head, kissed him, and said, "Has not the LORD anointed you ruler over His inheritance?

1 Kings 4:21
And Solomon reigned over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These kingdoms offered tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.

Psalm 45:13
All glorious is the princess in her chamber, her gown embroidered with gold.

Psalm 45:14
In colorful garments she is led to the king; her virgin companions are brought before you.

Ezekiel 16:10
I clothed you in embroidered cloth and provided you sandals of fine leather. I wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk.

Ezekiel 16:17
You also took the fine jewelry of gold and silver I had given you, and you made male idols with which to prostitute yourself.

Ezekiel 23:40
Furthermore, they sent messengers for men who came from afar; and behold, when they arrived, you bathed for them, painted your eyes, and adorned yourself with jewelry.

Ezekiel 27:16
Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they exchanged turquoise, purple, embroidery, fine linen, coral, and rubies for your wares.

Treasury of Scripture

Thus were you decked with gold and silver; and your raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; you did eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and you were exceeding beautiful, and you did prosper into a kingdom.

thou didst

Ezekiel 16:19 My meat also which I gave you, fine flour, and oil, and honey, with …

Deuteronomy 8:8 A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; …

Deuteronomy 32:13,14 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat …

Psalm 45:13,14 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of worked gold…

Psalm 81:16 He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with …

Psalm 147:14 He makes peace in your borders, and fills you with the finest of the wheat.

Hosea 2:5 For their mother has played the harlot: she that conceived them has …

and thou wast

Ezekiel 16:14,15 And your renown went forth among the heathen for your beauty: for …

Psalm 48:2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, …

Psalm 50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined.

Isaiah 64:11 Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised you, …

Jeremiah 13:20 Lift up your eyes, and behold them that come from the north: where …

and thou didst

Genesis 17:6 And I will make you exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of …

1 Samuel 12:12 And when you saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came …

2 Samuel 8:15 And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and …

1 Kings 4:21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land …

Ezra 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled …

Ezra 5:11 And thus they returned us answer, saying, We are the servants of …

Psalm 50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined.

Lamentations 2:15 All that pass by clap their hands at you; they hiss and wag their …







Lexicon
So you were adorned
וַתַּעְדִּ֞י (wat·ta‘·dî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5710: To advance, pass on, continue, to remove, to bedeck

with gold
זָהָ֣ב (zā·hāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

and silver,
וָכֶ֗סֶף (wā·ḵe·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money

and your clothes
וּמַלְבּוּשֵׁךְ֙ (ū·mal·bū·šêḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4403: A garment, clothing

were of fine linen,
שֵׁ֤שׁ (šêš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8336: Bleached stuff, white linen, marble

silk,
וָמֶ֙שִׁי֙ (wā·me·šî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4897: (costly material for garments) perhaps silk

and embroidered cloth.
וְרִקְמָ֔ה (wə·riq·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7553: Variegation of color, embroidery

You ate
אָכָ֑לְתְּ (’ā·ḵā·lət)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

fine flour,
סֹ֧לֶת (sō·leṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5560: Fine flour

honey,
וּדְבַ֛שׁ (ū·ḏə·ḇaš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1706: Honey, syrup

and oil.
וָשֶׁ֖מֶן (wā·še·men)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8081: Grease, liquid, richness

You became very
בִּמְאֹ֣ד (bim·’ōḏ)
Preposition-b | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

beautiful
וַתִּ֙יפִי֙ (wat·tî·p̄î)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3302: To be bright, beautiful

and rose to be
וַֽתִּצְלְחִ֖י (wat·tiṣ·lə·ḥî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6743: To push forward

a queen.
לִמְלוּכָֽה׃ (lim·lū·ḵāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4410: Something ruled, a realm
Verse 13. - Thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil. From the dress of the bride we pass to her luxuries in the way of food. The things named might, of course, be only chosen as the delicacies for which the land of Israel was famous (Deuteronomy 32:13, 14), which in the prophet's own time were in demand in the markets of Tyre (Ezekiel 27:17). Cakes of flour and honey were in common use in various forms of Greek ritual, and are probably referred to in Jeremiah 44:19, but in that of the Jews (Leviticus 2:11) honey takes its place, side by side with leaven, as a thing forbidden. Thou didst grow into a kingdom. History crops out through the parable, and points to the stage which it has now reached, i.e. that of the magnificence of the kingdom under Solomon. 16:1-58 In this chapter God's dealings with the Jewish nation, and their conduct towards him, are described, and their punishment through the surrounding nations, even those they most trusted in. This is done under the parable of an exposed infant rescued from death, educated, espoused, and richly provided for, but afterwards guilty of the most abandoned conduct, and punished for it; yet at last received into favour, and ashamed of her base conduct. We are not to judge of these expressions by modern ideas, but by those of the times and places in which they were used, where many of them would not sound as they do to us. The design was to raise hatred to idolatry, and such a parable was well suited for that purpose.
Jump to Previous
Adorned Ate Beautiful Broidered Cloth Clothing Decked Dress Eat Embroidered Estate Exceeding Fine Flour Gold Honey Kingdom Linen Meet Oil Prosper Prospered Raiment Richly Royal Silk Silver Wast Wax Work Woven
Jump to Next
Adorned Ate Beautiful Broidered Cloth Clothing Decked Dress Eat Embroidered Estate Exceeding Fine Flour Gold Honey Kingdom Linen Meet Oil Prosper Prospered Raiment Richly Royal Silk Silver Wast Wax Work Woven
Links
Ezekiel 16:13 NIV
Ezekiel 16:13 NLT
Ezekiel 16:13 ESV
Ezekiel 16:13 NASB
Ezekiel 16:13 KJV

Ezekiel 16:13 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 16:13 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 16:13 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 16:13 French Bible
Ezekiel 16:13 German Bible

Alphabetical: a adorned advanced and ate be beautiful became cloth clothes costly dress embroidered exceedingly fabric fine flour food gold honey linen of oil olive queen rose royalty silk silver So Thus to very was were with you your

OT Prophets: Ezekiel 16:13 Thus you were decked with gold (Ezek. Eze Ezk) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Ezekiel 16:12
Top of Page
Top of Page