Therefore thus saith the Lord God, because thou hast forgotten
His word, worship, and ordinances, and did not attend unto them, but worshipped strange gods: so the Targum,
``because thou hast left my worship:''and cast me behind thy back; or, as the same paraphrase,
``hast cast the fear of me from before thine eyes;''or out of thy sight, his laws and statutes; see ( Nehemiah 9:26 ) ( Isaiah 5:24 ) , as men cast behind their backs that which they have no value for and loath, and which they do not care to see, and choose to forget: therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms;
that is, the guilt of their sins, the punishment of their idolatries, and shame and confusion for them.