And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off, and did debase yourself even to hell.
Treasury of Scripture
thou wentest to the king. or, thou respectest the king
Isaiah 30:1-6 Woe to the rebellious children, said the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit...
Isaiah 31:1-3 Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen...
2 Kings 16:7-11 So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, saying, I am your servant and your son: come up...
Ezekiel 16:33 They give gifts to all whores: but you give your gifts to all your lovers, and hire them...
Ezekiel 23:16 And as soon as she saw them with her eyes, she doted on them, and sent messengers to them into Chaldea.
Hosea 7:11 Ephraim also is like a silly dove without heart: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.
Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation...
Proverbs 7:17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
and didst debase
Isaiah 2:9 And the mean man bows down, and the great man humbles himself: therefore forgive them not.
Colossians 2:18 Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels...
ContextGod Condemns Idolatry
3But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore. 4Against whom do you sport yourselves? against whom make you a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are you not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood. 5Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks? 6Among the smooth stones of the stream is your portion; they, they are your lot: even to them have you poured a drink offering, you have offered a meat offering. Should I receive comfort in these? 7On a lofty and high mountain have you set your bed: even thither went you up to offer sacrifice. 8Behind the doors also and the posts have you set up your remembrance: for you have discovered yourself to another than me, and are gone up; you have enlarged your bed, and made you a covenant with them; you loved their bed where you saw it. 9And you went to the king with ointment, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your messengers far off, and did debase yourself even to hell. 10You are wearied in the greatness of your way; yet said you not, There is no hope: you have found the life of your hand; therefore you were not grieved. 11And of whom have you been afraid or feared, that you have lied, and have not remembered me, nor laid it to your heart? have not I held my peace even of old, and you fear me not? 12I will declare your righteousness, and your works; for they shall not profit you. 13When you cry, let your companies deliver you; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take them: but he that puts his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain;
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And thou wentest to the king with oil, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thine ambassadors far off, and didst debase thyself even unto Sheol.
And thou hast adorned thyself for the king with ointment, and hast multiplied thy perfumes. Thou hast sent thy messengers far off, and wast debased even to hell.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers afar off, and didst debase thyself unto Sheol.
King James Bible
And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto hell.
Young's Literal Translation
And goest joyfully to the king in ointment, And dost multiply thy perfumes, And sendest thine ambassadors afar off, And humblest thyself unto Sheol.