Ezekiel 23:36-49New American Standard Bible (NASB)
36 Moreover, the Lord said to me, “Son of man, will you judge Oholah and Oholibah? Then declare to them their abominations.37 For they have committed adultery, and blood is on their hands. Thus they have committed adultery with their idols and even caused their sons, whom they bore to Me, to pass through the fire to [a]them as food.38 Again, they have done this to Me: they have defiled My sanctuary on the same day and have profaned My sabbaths.39 For when they had slaughtered their children for their idols, they entered My sanctuary on the same day to profane it; and lo, thus they did within My house.
40 “Furthermore, [b]they have even sent for men who come from afar, to whom a messenger was sent; and lo, they came—for whom you bathed, painted your eyes and decorated yourselves with ornaments;41 and you sat on a splendid couch with a table arranged before it on which you had set My incense and My oil.42 The sound of a [c]carefree multitude was with her; and drunkards were brought from the wilderness with men of the [d]common sort. And they put bracelets on [e]the hands of the women and beautiful crowns on their heads.
43 “Then I said concerning her who was worn out by adulteries, ‘[f]Will they now commit adultery with her when she is thus?’44 [g]But they went in to her as they would go in to a harlot. Thus they went in to Oholah and to Oholibah, the lewd women.45 But they, righteous men, will judge them with the judgment of adulteresses and with the judgment of women who shed blood, because they are adulteresses and blood is on their hands.
46 “For thus says the Lord God, ‘Bring up a company against them and give them over to terror and plunder.47 The company will stone them with stones and cut them down with their swords; they will slay their sons and their daughters and burn their houses with fire.48 Thus I will make lewdness cease from the land, that all women may be admonished and not commit [h]lewdness as you have done.49 Your lewdness [i]will be requited upon you, and you will bear the penalty of worshiping your idols; thus you will know that I am the Lord God.’”
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