New Living Translation
"Then you took your sons and daughters--the children you had borne to me--and sacrificed them to your gods. Was your prostitution not enough?
King James Bible
Moreover thou hast taken thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne unto me, and these hast thou sacrificed unto them to be devoured. Is this of thy whoredoms a small matter,
Darby Bible Translation
And thou didst take thy sons and thy daughters, whom thou hadst borne unto me, and these didst thou sacrifice unto them, to be devoured. Were thy whoredoms a small matter,
World English Bible
Moreover you have taken your sons and your daughters, whom you have borne to me, and you have sacrificed these to them to be devoured. Was your prostitution a small matter,
Young's Literal Translation
And thou dost take thy sons and thy daughters Whom thou hast born to Me, And dost sacrifice them to them for food. Is it a little thing because of thy whoredoms,
Ezekiel 16:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:20 And those - These very children of mine hast thou destroyed. Sacrificed - Not only consecrating them to be priests to dumb idols; but even burning them in sacrifice to Molech. Devoured - Consumed to ashes. Is this - Were thy whoredoms a small matter, that thou hast proceeded to this unnatural cruelty?
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"Dedicate to me every firstborn among the Israelites. The first offspring to be born, of both humans and animals, belongs to me."
you must present all firstborn sons and firstborn male animals to the LORD, for they belong to him.
Your little ones and your wives are with you, as well as the foreigners living among you who chop your wood and carry your water.
You are standing here today to enter into the covenant of the LORD your God. The LORD is making this covenant, including the curses.
They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons.
They shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters. By sacrificing them to the idols of Canaan, they polluted the land with murder.
They have built pagan shrines at Topheth, the garbage dump in the valley of Ben-Hinnom, and there they burn their sons and daughters in the fire. I have never commanded such a horrible deed; it never even crossed my mind to command such a thing!
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