Ezekiel 16:20
Text Analysis
3947 [e]וַתִּקְחִ֞י
Moreover you tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2fs
853 [e]אֶת־
1121 [e]בָּנַ֤יִךְ
your sonsN-mpc | 2fs
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
1323 [e]בְּנוֹתַ֙יִךְ֙
your daughtersN-fpc | 2fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
3205 [e]יָלַ֣דְתְּ
you boreV-Qal-Perf-2fs
to MePrep | 1cs
2076 [e]וַתִּזְבָּחִ֥ים
and these you sacrificedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2fs | 3mp
to themPrep | 3mp
398 [e]לֶאֱכ֑וֹל
to be devouredPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4592 [e]הַמְעַ֖ט
[Were] a small matterArt | Adj-ms
-Preposition-m :: Noun - feminine singular construct :: second person feminine singular Prep-m | N-fsc | 2fs
8457 [e](מִתַּזְנוּתָֽיִךְ׃)
your [acts] of harlotryPrep-m | N-fpc | 2fs

Hebrew Texts
יחזקאל 16:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתִּקְחִ֞י אֶת־בָּנַ֤יִךְ וְאֶת־בְּנֹותַ֙יִךְ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יָלַ֣דְתְּ לִ֔י וַתִּזְבָּחִ֥ים לָהֶ֖ם לֶאֱכֹ֑ול הַמְעַ֖ט [מִתַּזְנֻתֵךְ כ] (מִתַּזְנוּתָֽיִךְ׃ ק)

יחזקאל 16:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותקחי את־בניך ואת־בנותיך אשר ילדת לי ותזבחים להם לאכול המעט [מתזנתך כ] (מתזנותיך׃ ק)

יחזקאל 16:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותקחי את־בניך ואת־בנותיך אשר ילדת לי ותזבחים להם לאכול המעט [מתזנתך כ] (מתזנותיך׃ ק)

יחזקאל 16:20 Hebrew Bible
ותקחי את בניך ואת בנותיך אשר ילדת לי ותזבחים להם לאכול המעט מתזנתך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Moreover, you took your sons and daughters whom you had borne to Me and sacrificed them to idols to be devoured. Were your harlotries so small a matter?

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,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You even took your sons and daughters you bore to Me and sacrificed them to these images as food. Wasn't your prostitution enough?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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and these

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be devoured [heb] devour
Is this

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