Ezekiel 23:21
New International Version
So you longed for the lewdness of your youth, when in Egypt your bosom was caressed and your young breasts fondled.

New Living Translation
And so, Oholibah, you relived your former days as a young girl in Egypt, when you first allowed your breasts to be fondled.

English Standard Version
Thus you longed for the lewdness of your youth, when the Egyptians handled your bosom and pressed your young breasts.”

Berean Study Bible
So you revisited the indecency of your youth, when the Egyptians caressed your bosom and pressed your young breasts.

King James Bible
Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in bruising thy teats by the Egyptians for the paps of thy youth.

New King James Version
Thus you called to remembrance the lewdness of your youth, When the Egyptians pressed your bosom Because of your youthful breasts.

New American Standard Bible
So you longed for the outrageous sin of your youth, when the Egyptians handled your breasts because of the breasts of your youth.

NASB 1995
“Thus you longed for the lewdness of your youth, when the Egyptians handled your bosom because of the breasts of your youth.

NASB 1977
“Thus you longed for the lewdness of your youth, when the Egyptians handled your bosom because of the breasts of your youth.

Amplified Bible
Thus you longed for the lewdness and vulgarity of your youth, when the Egyptians handled your bosom on account of the breasts of your youth.

Christian Standard Bible
So you revisited the depravity of your youth, when the Egyptians caressed your nipples to enjoy your youthful breasts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So you revisited the indecency of your youth, when the Egyptians caressed your nipples to enjoy your youthful breasts.”

American Standard Version
Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in the handling of thy bosom by the Egyptians for the breasts of thy youth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you reviewed the evil of your youth when you lost your virginity in Egypt, and the breasts of your youth were bruised

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou didst look upon the iniquity of thy youth, the things which thou wroughtest in Egypt in thy lodgings, where were the breasts of thy youth.

Contemporary English Version
And she longed for the days when she was a young prostitute, when men enjoyed caressing her body.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou hast renewed the wickedness of thy youth, when thy breasts were pressed in Egypt, and the papa of thy virginity broken.

Good News Translation
Oholibah, you wanted to repeat the immorality you were guilty of as a young woman in Egypt, where men played with your breasts and you lost your virginity.)

International Standard Version
Think about the wickedness that you practiced when you were young, when the Egyptians fondled your breasts, the breasts of your youth."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thus thou didst call to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, when they from Egypt bruised thy breasts for the bosom of thy youth.

Literal Standard Version
You look after the wickedness of your youth, In dealing out of Egypt your loves, For the sake of the breasts of your youth.

New American Bible
You reverted to the depravity of your youth, when Egyptians fondled your breasts, caressing your young nipples.

NET Bible
This is how you assessed the obscene conduct of your youth, when the Egyptians fondled your nipples and squeezed your young breasts.

New Revised Standard Version
Thus you longed for the lewdness of your youth, when the Egyptians fondled your bosom and caressed your young breasts.

New Heart English Bible
Thus you called to memory the lewdness of your youth, in the handling of your bosom by the Egyptians for the breasts of your youth.

World English Bible
Thus you called to memory the lewdness of your youth, in the handling of your bosom by the Egyptians for the breasts of your youth.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou lookest after the wickedness of thy youth, In dealing out of Egypt thy loves, For the sake of the breasts of thy youth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Adultery of Oholah and Oholibah
20and lusted after their lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of stallions. 21So you revisited the indecency of your youth, when the Egyptians caressed your bosom and pressed your young breasts.

Cross References
Jeremiah 3:9
Indifferent to her own infidelity, Israel had defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.

Ezekiel 23:3
and they played in Egypt, prostituting themselves from their youth. Their breasts were fondled there, and their virgin bosoms caressed.

Ezekiel 23:22
Therefore, Oholibah, this is what the Lord GOD says: 'I will incite your lovers against you, those from whom you turned away in disgust. And I will bring them against you from every side--


Treasury of Scripture

Thus you called to remembrance the lewdness of your youth, in bruising your teats by the Egyptians for the breasts of your youth.

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Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So you revisited
וַֽתִּפְקְדִ֔י (wat·tip̄·qə·ḏî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

the indecency
זִמַּ֣ת (zim·maṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2154: A plan, device, wickedness

of your youth,
נְעוּרָ֑יִךְ (nə·‘ū·rā·yiḵ)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5271: Youth, the state, the persons

when the Egyptians
מִמִּצְרַ֙יִם֙ (mim·miṣ·ra·yim)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

caressed
בַּעְשׂ֤וֹת (ba‘·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make

your bosom
דַּדַּ֔יִךְ (dad·da·yiḵ)
Noun - mdc | second person feminine singular
Strong's 1717: Breast, teat, nipple

and pressed
לְמַ֖עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

your young
נְעוּרָֽיִךְ׃ (nə·‘ū·rā·yiḵ)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5271: Youth, the state, the persons

breasts.
שְׁדֵ֥י (šə·ḏê)
Noun - mdc
Strong's 7699: The breast of a, woman, animal


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