Ezekiel 23:8
New International Version
She did not give up the prostitution she began in Egypt, when during her youth men slept with her, caressed her virgin bosom and poured out their lust on her.

New Living Translation
For when she left Egypt, she did not leave her spirit of prostitution behind. She was still as lewd as in her youth, when the Egyptians slept with her, fondled her breasts, and used her as a prostitute.

English Standard Version
She did not give up her whoring that she had begun in Egypt; for in her youth men had lain with her and handled her virgin bosom and poured out their whoring lust upon her.

Berean Study Bible
She did not give up the prostitution she began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin bosom, and poured out their lust upon her.

King James Bible
Neither left she her whoredoms brought from Egypt: for in her youth they lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured their whoredom upon her.

New King James Version
She has never given up her harlotry brought from Egypt, For in her youth they had lain with her, Pressed her virgin bosom, And poured out their immorality upon her.

New American Standard Bible
She did not abandon her obscene practices from the time in Egypt; for in her youth men had slept with her, and they handled her virgin breasts and poured out their obscene practice on her.

NASB 1995
"She did not forsake her harlotries from the time in Egypt; for in her youth men had lain with her, and they handled her virgin bosom and poured out their lust on her.

NASB 1977
“And she did not forsake her harlotries from the time in Egypt; for in her youth men had lain with her, and they handled her virgin bosom and poured out their lust on her.

Amplified Bible
She did not give up the acts of prostitution that originated during her time in Egypt; for in her youth men had lain with her, and they handled her virgin bosom and poured out their depravity on her.

Christian Standard Bible
She didn’t give up her promiscuity that began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin nipples, and poured out their lust on her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She didn't give up her promiscuity that began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin nipples, and poured out their lust on her.

American Standard Version
Neither hath she left her whoredoms since the days of Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they handled the bosom of her virginity; and they poured out their whoredom upon her.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she did not abandon her fornication that was in Egypt, because they shamed her in her youth, and those took her virginity, and they poured upon her their fornication

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she forsook not her fornication with the Egyptians: for in her youth they committed fornication with her, and they deflowered her, and poured out their fornication upon her.

Contemporary English Version
Once she started doing these things in Egypt, she never stopped. Men slept with her, and she was always ready for sex.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moreover also she did not forsake her fornications which she had committed in Egypt: for they also lay with her in her youth, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured out their fornication upon her.

English Revised Version
Neither hath, she left her whoredoms since the days of Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they bruised the teats of her virginity: and they poured out their whoredom upon her.

Good News Translation
She continued what she had begun as a prostitute in Egypt, where she lost her virginity. From the time she was a young woman, men slept with her and treated her like a prostitute.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She continued the prostitution that she started in Egypt. When she was young, men went to bed with her, caressed her breasts, and treated her like a prostitute.

International Standard Version
She never abandoned the immorality that she practiced in Egypt during her youth, where they laid down with her and fondled her virgin breasts, lavishing her with all kinds of favors.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Neither hath she left her harlotries brought from Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they bruised her virgin breasts; and they poured out their lust upon her.

Literal Standard Version
And she has not forsaken her whoredoms out of Egypt, "" For with her they lay in her youth, "" And they dealt with the loves of her virginity, "" And they pour out their whoredoms on her.

NET Bible
She did not abandon the prostitution she had practiced in Egypt; for in her youth men had sex with her, fondled her virgin breasts, and ravished her.

New Heart English Bible
Neither has she left her prostitution since the days of Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they handled the bosom of her virginity; and they poured out their prostitution on her.

World English Bible
Neither has she left her prostitution since [the days of] Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they handled the bosom of her virginity; and they poured out their prostitution on her.

Young's Literal Translation
And her whoredoms out of Egypt she hath not forsaken, For with her they lay in her youth, And they dealt with the loves of her virginity, And they pour out their whoredoms on her.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Adultery of Oholah and Oholibah
7She offered sexual favors to all the elite of Assyria. She defiled herself with all the idols of those for whom she lusted. 8 She did not give up the prostitution she began in Egypt, when men slept with her in her youth, caressed her virgin bosom, and poured out their lust upon her. 9Therefore I delivered her into the hands of her lovers, the Assyrians for whom she lusted.…

Cross References
Revelation 11:8
Their bodies will lie in the street of the great city--figuratively called Sodom and Egypt--where their Lord was also crucified.

Exodus 32:4
He took the gold from their hands, and with an engraving tool he fashioned it into a molten calf. And they said, "These, O Israel, are your gods, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt!"

1 Kings 12:28
After seeking advice, the king made two golden calves and said to the people, "Going up to Jerusalem is too much for you. Here, O Israel, are your gods, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt."

2 Kings 10:29
but he did not turn away from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had caused Israel to commit--the worship of the golden calves at Bethel and Dan.

2 Kings 17:16
They abandoned all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves two cast idols of calves and an Asherah pole. They bowed down to all the host of heaven and served Baal.

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

Ezekiel 23:19
Yet she multiplied her promiscuity, remembering the days of her youth, when she had prostituted herself in the land of Egypt


Treasury of Scripture

Neither left she her prostitutions brought from Egypt: for in her youth they lay with her, and they bruised the breasts of her virginity, and poured their prostitution on her.

whoredoms

Ezekiel 23:3,19,21
And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity…

Exodus 32:4
And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 12:28
Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, and said unto them, It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: behold thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
She did not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

give up
עָזָ֔בָה (‘ā·zā·ḇāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

the prostitution
תַּזְנוּתֶ֤יהָ (taz·nū·ṯe·hā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 8457: Harlotry, idolatry

[she began] in Egypt,
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

when
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

men slept
שָׁכְב֣וּ (šā·ḵə·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7901: To lie down

with her
אוֹתָהּ֙ (’ō·w·ṯāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

in her youth,
בִנְעוּרֶ֔יהָ (ḇin·‘ū·re·hā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5271: Youth, the state, the persons

caressed
עִשּׂ֖וּ (‘iś·śū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

her virgin
בְתוּלֶ֑יהָ (ḇə·ṯū·le·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 1331: Virginity, the tokens of it

bosom,
דַּדֵּ֣י (dad·dê)
Noun - mdc
Strong's 1717: Breast, teat, nipple

and poured out
וַיִּשְׁפְּכ֥וּ (way·yiš·pə·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 8210: To spill forth, to expend, to sprawl out

their lust
תַזְנוּתָ֖ם (ṯaz·nū·ṯām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8457: Harlotry, idolatry

upon her.
עָלֶֽיהָ׃ (‘ā·le·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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