Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NKJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NKJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on TwitterConnect on FacebookConnect on InstagramConnect on PinterestConnect on Google Plus

Receive our Blue Letter Bible Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Ezekiel 16 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Eze 16:1

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:1

Again the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Tools specific to Eze 16:2

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:2

“Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations,

Tools specific to Eze 16:3

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:3

“and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: “Your birth and your nativity are from the land of Canaan; your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.

Tools specific to Eze 16:4

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:4

As for your nativity, on the day you were born your navel cord was not cut, nor were you washed in water to cleanse you; you were not rubbed with salt nor wrapped in swaddling cloths.

Tools specific to Eze 16:5

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:5

“No eye pitied you, to do any of these things for you, to have compassion on you; but you were thrown out into the open field, when you yourself were loathed on the day you were born.

Tools specific to Eze 16:6

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:6

“And when I passed by you and saw you struggling in your own blood, I said to you in your blood, ‘Live!’ Yes, I said to you in your blood, ‘Live!’

Tools specific to Eze 16:7

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:7

“I made you thrive like a plant in the field; and you grew, matured, and became very beautiful. Your breasts were formed, your hair grew, but you were naked and bare.

Tools specific to Eze 16:8

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:8

“When I passed by you again and looked upon you, indeed your time was the time of love; so I spread My wing over you and covered your nakedness. Yes, I swore an oath to you and entered into a covenant with you, and you became Mine,” says the Lord GOD.

Tools specific to Eze 16:9

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:9

“Then I washed you in water; yes, I thoroughly washed off your blood, and I anointed you with oil.

Tools specific to Eze 16:10

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:10

“I clothed you in embroidered cloth and gave you sandals of badger skin; I clothed you with fine linen and covered you with silk.

Tools specific to Eze 16:11

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:11

“I adorned you with ornaments, put bracelets on your wrists, and a chain on your neck.

Tools specific to Eze 16:12

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:12

“And I put a jewel in your nose, earrings in your ears, and a beautiful crown on your head.

Tools specific to Eze 16:13

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:13

“Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate pastry of fine flour, honey, and oil. You were exceedingly beautiful, and succeeded to royalty.

Tools specific to Eze 16:14

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:14

“Your fame went out among the nations because of your beauty, for it was perfect through My splendor which I had bestowed on you,” says the Lord GOD.

Tools specific to Eze 16:15

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:15

“But you trusted in your own beauty, played the harlot because of your fame, and poured out your harlotry on everyone passing by who would have it.

Tools specific to Eze 16:16

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:16

“You took some of your garments and adorned multicolored high places for yourself, and played the harlot on them. Such things should not happen, nor be.

Tools specific to Eze 16:17

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:17

“You have also taken your beautiful jewelry from My gold and My silver, which I had given you, and made for yourself male images and played the harlot with them.

Tools specific to Eze 16:18

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:18

“You took your embroidered garments and covered them, and you set My oil and My incense before them.

Tools specific to Eze 16:19

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:19

“Also My food which I gave you—the pastry of fine flour, oil, and honey which I fed you—you set it before them as sweet incense; and so it was,” says the Lord GOD.

Tools specific to Eze 16:20

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:20

“Moreover you took your sons and your daughters, whom you bore to Me, and these you sacrificed to them to be devoured. Were your acts of harlotry a small matter,

Tools specific to Eze 16:21

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:21

“that you have slain My children and offered them up to them by causing them to pass through the fire?

Tools specific to Eze 16:22

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:22

“And in all your abominations and acts of harlotry you did not remember the days of your youth, when you were naked and bare, struggling in your blood.

Tools specific to Eze 16:23

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:23

“Then it was so, after all your wickedness—‘Woe, woe to you!’ says the Lord GOD

Tools specific to Eze 16:24

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:24

that you also built for yourself a shrine, and made a high place for yourself in every street.

Tools specific to Eze 16:25

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:25

“You built your high places at the head of every road, and made your beauty to be abhorred. You offered yourself to everyone who passed by, and multiplied your acts of harlotry.

Tools specific to Eze 16:26

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:26

“You also committed harlotry with the Egyptians, your very fleshly neighbors, and increased your acts of harlotry to provoke Me to anger.

Tools specific to Eze 16:27

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:27

“Behold, therefore, I stretched out My hand against you, diminished your allotment, and gave you up to the will of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, who were ashamed of your lewd behavior.

Tools specific to Eze 16:28

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:28

“You also played the harlot with the Assyrians, because you were insatiable; indeed you played the harlot with them and still were not satisfied.

Tools specific to Eze 16:29

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:29

“Moreover you multiplied your acts of harlotry as far as the land of the trader, Chaldea; and even then you were not satisfied.

Tools specific to Eze 16:30

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:30

“How degenerate is your heart!” says the Lord GOD, “seeing you do all these things, the deeds of a brazen harlot.

Tools specific to Eze 16:31

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:31

“You erected your shrine at the head of every road, and built your high place in every street. Yet you were not like a harlot, because you scorned payment.

Tools specific to Eze 16:32

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:32

You are an adulterous wife, who takes strangers instead of her husband.

Tools specific to Eze 16:33

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:33

“Men make payment to all harlots, but you made your payments to all your lovers, and hired them to come to you from all around for your harlotry.

Tools specific to Eze 16:34

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:34

“You are the opposite of other women in your harlotry, because no one solicited you to be a harlot. In that you gave payment but no payment was given you, therefore you are the opposite.”

Tools specific to Eze 16:35

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:35

‘Now then, O harlot, hear the word of the LORD!

Tools specific to Eze 16:36

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:36

‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “Because your filthiness was poured out and your nakedness uncovered in your harlotry with your lovers, and with all your abominable idols, and because of the blood of your children which you gave to them,

Tools specific to Eze 16:37

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:37

“surely, therefore, I will gather all your lovers with whom you took pleasure, all those you loved, and all those you hated; I will gather them from all around against you and will uncover your nakedness to them, that they may see all your nakedness.

Tools specific to Eze 16:38

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:38

“And I will judge you as women who break wedlock or shed blood are judged; I will bring blood upon you in fury and jealousy.

Tools specific to Eze 16:39

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:39

“I will also give you into their hand, and they shall throw down your shrines and break down your high places. They shall also strip you of your clothes, take your beautiful jewelry, and leave you naked and bare.

Tools specific to Eze 16:40

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:40

“They shall also bring up an assembly against you, and they shall stone you with stones and thrust you through with their swords.

Tools specific to Eze 16:41

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:41

“They shall burn your houses with fire, and execute judgments on you in the sight of many women; and I will make you cease playing the harlot, and you shall no longer hire lovers.

Tools specific to Eze 16:42

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:42

“So I will lay to rest My fury toward you, and My jealousy shall depart from you. I will be quiet, and be angry no more.

Tools specific to Eze 16:43

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:43

“Because you did not remember the days of your youth, but agitated Me[fn] with all these things, surely I will also recompense your deeds on your own head,” says the Lord GOD. “And you shall not commit lewdness in addition to all your abominations.

Tools specific to Eze 16:44

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:44

“Indeed everyone who quotes proverbs will use this proverb against you: ‘Like mother, like daughter!’

Tools specific to Eze 16:45

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:45

“You are your mother’s daughter, loathing husband and children; and you are the sister of your sisters, who loathed their husbands and children; your mother was a Hittite and your father an Amorite.

Tools specific to Eze 16:46

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:46

“Your elder sister is Samaria, who dwells with her daughters to the north of you; and your younger sister, who dwells to the south of you, is Sodom and her daughters.

Tools specific to Eze 16:47

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:47

“You did not walk in their ways nor act according to their abominations; but, as if that were too little, you became more corrupt than they in all your ways.

Tools specific to Eze 16:48

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:48

As I live,” says the Lord GOD, “neither your sister Sodom nor her daughters have done as you and your daughters have done.

Tools specific to Eze 16:49

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:49

“Look, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughter had pride, fullness of food, and abundance of idleness; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Tools specific to Eze 16:50

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:50

“And they were haughty and committed abomination before Me; therefore I took them away as I saw fit.[fn]

Tools specific to Eze 16:51

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:51

“Samaria did not commit half of your sins; but you have multiplied your abominations more than they, and have justified your sisters by all the abominations which you have done.

Tools specific to Eze 16:52

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:52

“You who judged your sisters, bear your own shame also, because the sins which you committed were more abominable than theirs; they are more righteous than you. Yes, be disgraced also, and bear your own shame, because you justified your sisters.

Tools specific to Eze 16:53

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:53

“When I bring back their captives, the captives of Sodom and her daughters, and the captives of Samaria and her daughters, then I will also bring back the captives of your captivity among them,

Tools specific to Eze 16:54

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:54

“that you may bear your own shame and be disgraced by all that you did when you comforted them.

Tools specific to Eze 16:55

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:55

“When your sisters, Sodom and her daughters, return to their former state, and Samaria and her daughters return to their former state, then you and your daughters will return to your former state.

Tools specific to Eze 16:56

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:56

“For your sister Sodom was not a byword in your mouth in the days of your pride,

Tools specific to Eze 16:57

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:57

“before your wickedness was uncovered. It was like the time of the reproach of the daughters of Syria[fn] and all those around her, and of the daughters of the Philistines, who despise you everywhere.

Tools specific to Eze 16:58

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:58

“You have paid for your lewdness and your abominations,” says the LORD.

Tools specific to Eze 16:59

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:59

‘For thus says the Lord GOD: “I will deal with you as you have done, who despised the oath by breaking the covenant.

Tools specific to Eze 16:60

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:60

“Nevertheless I will remember My covenant with you in the days of your youth, and I will establish an everlasting covenant with you.

Tools specific to Eze 16:61

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:61

“Then you will remember your ways and be ashamed, when you receive your older and your younger sisters; for I will give them to you for daughters, but not because of My covenant with you.

Tools specific to Eze 16:62

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:62

“And I will establish My covenant with you. Then you shall know that I am the LORD,

Tools specific to Eze 16:63

Unchecked Copy Box Eze 16:63

“that you may remember and be ashamed, and never open your mouth anymore because of your shame, when I provide you an atonement for all you have done,” says the Lord GOD.’ ”
decorationPrevious BookPrevious ChapterGo to Top of PageNext ChapterNext Bookdecoration
NKJV Footnotes
Following Septuagint, Syriac, Targum, and Vulgate; Masoretic Text reads were agitated with Me.
Vulgate reads you saw; Septuagint reads he saw; Targum reads as was revealed to Me.
Following Masoretic Text, Septuagint, Targum, and Vulgate; many Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac read Edom.

NKJV

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to http://www.nelsonbibles.com.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NKJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NKJV
Version Selector Up Arrow KJV - King James Version NKJV - New King James Version NLT - New Living Translation NIV - New International Version ESV - English Standard Version HCSB - Holman Christian Standard Bible NASB - New American Standard Bible NET - New English Translation RSV - Revised Standard Version ASV - American Standard Version YLT - Young's Literal Translation DBY - Darby Translation WEB - Webster's Bible HNV - Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 - Reina-Valera 1960VUL - Latin VulgateWLC - Westminster Leningrad CodexLXX - Septuagint
Go to Top There is no Go To Top button on mobile devices and tablets
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format
Chicago format
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

InterlinearInterlinear
BiblesBibles
Cross-RefsCross-Refs
CommentariesCommentaries
DictionariesDictionaries
MiscellaneousMiscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

Sponsorship Information

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2017 Blue Letter Bible