When they sacrificed their children to their idols, they came into my holy place and dishonored it. That is what they've done in my temple.
"They even sent messengers to invite men to come from far away. When the men arrived, they washed themselves for the men, painted their eyes, and put on their jewels.
They sat on their fine couches with tables in front of them. They put my incense and my olive oil on their tables.
"I heard the noise from a carefree crowd. A large number of people came from the desert, and they put bracelets on the women's wrists and beautiful crowns on their heads.
Then I said, 'She is worn out from her acts of adultery.' Yet, men continued to have sex with her.
Men slept with her. They slept with those sinful women, Oholah and Oholibah just as they slept with a prostitute.
Righteous people will punish these women for adultery and for murder, because these women have committed adultery and their hands are covered with blood.
"This is what the Almighty LORD says: Bring together a mob [against the people of Samaria and Jerusalem]. Hand them over to terror and looting.
Then the mob will stone them and kill them with swords. The mob will kill their sons and daughters and burn their homes.
So I will put a stop to the sinning in the land, and all the women will be warned not to sin as they do.
They will be punished for their sins, and they will pay for their sin of idolatry. Then they will know that I am the Almighty LORD."