New Living Translation
You took the very jewels and gold and silver ornaments I had given you and made statues of men and worshiped them. This is adultery against me!
King James Bible
Thou hast also taken thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and madest to thyself images of men, and didst commit whoredom with them,
Darby Bible Translation
And thou didst take thy fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given thee, and madest to thyself images of males, and didst commit fornication with them.
World English Bible
You also took your beautiful jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given you, and made for yourself images of men, and played the prostitute with them;
Young's Literal Translation
And thou dost take thy beauteous vessels Of My gold and My silver that I gave to thee, And dost make to thee images of a male, And dost go a-whoring with them,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:17 Images - Statues, molten and graven images. Commit whoredom - Idolatry, spiritual adultery. And possibly here is an allusion to the rites of Adonis, or the images of Priapus.
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I gave you lovely jewelry, bracelets, beautiful necklaces,
a ring for your nose, earrings for your ears, and a lovely crown for your head.
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!
You used the lovely things I gave you to make shrines for idols, where you played the prostitute. Unbelievable! How could such a thing ever happen?
You used the beautifully embroidered clothes I gave you to dress your idols. Then you used my special oil and my incense to worship them.
I will punish her for all those times when she burned incense to her images of Baal, when she put on her earrings and jewels and went out to look for her lovers but forgot all about me," says the LORD.
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