New American Standard Bible
that you built yourself a shrine and made yourself a high place in every square.
King James Bible
That thou hast also built unto thee an eminent place, and hast made thee an high place in every street.
Darby Bible Translation
that thou didst also build unto thee a place of debauchery, and didst make thee a high place in every street:
World English Bible
that you have built for yourselves a vaulted place, and have made yourselves a lofty place in every street.
Young's Literal Translation
That thou dost build to thee an arch, And dost make to thee a high place in every broad place.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
That thou ... - Render it: after that thou didst build "unto thee an eminent place," and didst make "thee an high place in every street" - after that thou didst build "thy high place at the head of every way and" didst make ..."it came to pass, that thou" didst "also" commit "fornication" etc.
An eminent place - literally, "an arched building." Such places were used as brothels, and so the word is used metaphorically for a place of idol-worship.
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1 Kings 14:23
For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.
For they provoked Him with their high places And aroused His jealousy with their graven images.
"Upon a high and lofty mountain You have made your bed. You also went up there to offer sacrifice.
"For your gods are as many as your cities, O Judah; and as many as the streets of Jerusalem are the altars you have set up to the shameful thing, altars to burn incense to Baal.
"Then it came about after all your wickedness ('Woe, woe to you!' declares the Lord GOD),
"When you built your shrine at the beginning of every street and made your high place in every square, in disdaining money, you were not like a harlot.
"I will also give you into the hands of your lovers, and they will tear down your shrines, demolish your high places, strip you of your clothing, take away your jewels, and will leave you naked and bare.
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