Judah has acted treacherously, and a detestable thing has been done in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the Lord's sanctuary,de which He loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.fg
Yet you ask, "For what reason?" Because the Lord has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth. You have acted treacherously against her,k though she was your marriage partner and your wife by covenant.
Didn't the one [God] make [us] with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek?l A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully,m and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.
"If he hates and divorces [his wife],"n says the Lord God of Israel, "heo covers his garment with injustice,"p says the Lord of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully,q and do not act treacherously.