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Jeremiah 2:20 DBY

20 For of old thou hast broken thy yoke, [and] burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not serve. For upon every high hill, and under every green tree, thou bowest down, playing the harlot.

References for Jeremiah 2:20

    • f 2:20 - Or 'I had broken.'

      Study tools for Jeremiah 2:20

      • a 2:7 - Heb. 'land of Carmel;' as ch. 4.26.
      • b 2:8 - Or 'rebelled:' so ver. 29; chs. 3.13; 33.8: see Isa. 1.2.
      • c 2:16 - See Notes, Isa. 19.13; 30.4; Jer. 44.1.
      • d 2:16 - Others, 'have broken.'
      • e 2:18 - i.e. the Nile.
      • f 2:20 - Or 'I had broken.'
      • g 2:34 - Or '... innocent poor; I have not found it by violently breaking in [i.e. into secret places], but upon all these.' For sense see Ex. 22.2,3.
      • h 2:37 - Lit. 'thy confidences.'