New International Version
And you took your embroidered clothes to put on them, and you offered my oil and incense before them.
King James Bible
And tookest thy broidered garments, and coveredst them: and thou hast set mine oil and mine incense before them.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou tookest thine embroidered garments, and coveredst them; and thou didst set mine oil and mine incense before them.
World English Bible
and you took your embroidered garments, and covered them, and did set my oil and my incense before them.
Young's Literal Translation
And dost take the garments of thy embroidery, And thou dost cover them, And My oil and My perfume thou hast set before them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hast set mine oil and mine incense before them - It appears that they had made use of the holy vestments, and the different kinds of offerings which belonged to the Lord, to honor their idols.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This seems to intimate that the Israelites not only spent their own wealth and abundance in building and decorating idol temples, and in maintaining their worship, but that they made use of the holy vestments, and the various kinds of offerings which belonged to Jehovah, in order to honour and serve the idols of the heathen.
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One way in which sinners frequently excuse themselves is by endeavoring to get some apology for their own iniquities from the inconsistencies of God's people. This is the reason why there is much slander in the world. A true Christian is a rebuke to the sinner, wherever he goes he is a living protest against the evil of sin. Hence it is that the worldling makes a dead set upon a pious man. His language in his heart is, "He accuses me to my face; I cannot bear the sight of his holy character; it makes …
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even if these three men--Noah, Daniel and Job--were in it, they could save only themselves by their righteousness, declares the Sovereign LORD.
I clothed you with an embroidered dress and put sandals of fine leather on you. I dressed you in fine linen and covered you with costly garments.
You also took the fine jewelry I gave you, the jewelry made of my gold and silver, and you made for yourself male idols and engaged in prostitution with them.
Also the food I provided for you--the flour, olive oil and honey I gave you to eat--you offered as fragrant incense before them. That is what happened, declares the Sovereign LORD.
"'Aram did business with you because of your many products; they exchanged turquoise, purple fabric, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies for your merchandise.
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