Jeremiah 3:1-6 DBY

1 They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? Would not that land be utterly polluted? But thou hast committed fornication with many lovers; a yet return to me, saith Jehovah.

References for Jeremiah 3:1

    • n 3:1 - Strictly, 'companions,' 'friends:' see Cant. 5.16, and Note, Cant. 1.9.
      2 Lift up thine eyes unto the heights b and see, where hast thou not been lain with? In the ways hast thou sat for them, as an Arab in the wilderness; and thou hast polluted the land with thy fornications and with thy wickedness.

      References for Jeremiah 3:2

        • o 3:2 - Or 'high places,' strictly, 'bare hills:' see Isa. 41.18; 49.9: so ver. 21; ch. 4.11, &c.
          3 And the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; but thou hast a harlot's forehead, thou refusest to be ashamed.
          4 Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?
          5 Will he keep [his anger] for ever? Will he preserve it perpetually? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and thou art [so] determined. c

          References for Jeremiah 3:5

            • p 3:5 - Or 'hast known how to carry them out:' lit. 'thou prevailest,' Gen. 32.28.
              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.