That incense that ye burnt in the cities of Judah, and in the
streets of Jerusalem
To false gods, to the queen of heaven, to the host thereof: ye, and your fathers, your kings, and your princes, and the people of
on which account they pleaded antiquity, authority, and the general consent of the people, as on their side, which the prophet allows; but it all signified nothing: did not the Lord remember them, and came it [not] into his mind?
either the incense they offered up to strange gods, or the persons that did it? did he take no notice of these idolatrous practices, and of these idolaters? he did; he laid up these things in his mind; he showed a proper resentment of them, and in due time punished for them.