Wages of Apostasy

1 Ifa a man divorces his wife and she leaves him to marry another, can he ever return to her? Wouldn't such a landb become totally defiled?c But you! You have played the prostitute with many partners- can you return to Me?d [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

References for Jeremiah 3:1

    • a 3:1 - One Hb ms, LXX, Syr; other Hb mss read Saying: If
    • b 3:1 - LXX reads woman
    • c 3:1 - Dt 24:1-4
    • d 3:1 - Hs 2:7