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Jeremiah 3:6 DBY

6 And Jehovah said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what backsliding Israel hath done? She hath gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath committed fornication.

Study tools for Jeremiah 3:6

  • a 3:1 - Strictly, 'companions,' 'friends:' see Cant. 5.16, and Note, Cant. 1.9.
  • b 3:2 - Or 'high places,' strictly, 'bare hills:' see Isa. 41.18; 49.9: so ver. 21; ch. 4.11, &c.
  • c 3:5 - Or 'hast known how to carry them out:' lit. 'thou prevailest,' Gen. 32.28.
  • d 3:9 - Or 'cry' or 'fame.'
  • e 3:12 - Lit. 'cause my face to fall.'
  • f 3:13 - Lit. 'hast scattered thy ways.'
  • g 3:13 - i.e. false gods.
  • h 3:16 - Or 'rise in the heart.'
  • i 3:16 - Or 'made,' if the ark be meant.
  • j 3:17 - Or 'because of.'
  • k 3:19 - Or 'the most lovely inheritance of.'
  • l 3:19 - Lit. 'from after me.'
  • m 3:20 - Or 'lover,' as ver. 1.
  • n 3:24 - Or 'the shameful [idol]:' see ch. 11.13.