Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time
] the time of love; and I
spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware
unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.
That they have
committed adultery, and blood
] in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery, and have also
caused their sons, whom they bare unto me, to pass for them through [the fire
], to devour [them
And the righteous
men, they shall judge them after the manner of adulteresses
, and after the manner of women that shed blood; because
] adulteresses, and blood [is
] in their hands.
Jeremiah 2:25 Withhold
thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope
: no; for I have
loved strangers, and after
them will I go.
Jeremiah 2:28 But where
] thy gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble
: for [according to
] the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.
Jeremiah 3:1 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? shall not that
land be greatly polluted? but thou hast
played the harlot with many lovers; yet return
again to me, saith the LORD.
And I saw, when for
all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her
a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not
, but went and played the harlot also. ... And it came to pass through the lightness
of her whoredom, that she defiled
the land, and committed
adultery with stones and with stocks.
] a wife treacherously departeth from her husband
, so have
ye dealt treacherously with me, O house of Israel, saith the LORD.
Hosea 2:2 Plead with
your mother, plead: for she
] not my wife, neither [am
] I her husband: let
her therefore put away her whoredoms out of her sight, and her adulteries from between her breasts;
Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet
, love a woman beloved of [her
, yet an adulteress, according
to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look
to other gods, and love flagons
2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous
over you with godly jealousy: for I have
espoused you to one husband, that I may
present [you as
] a chaste
virgin to Christ. ... But I fear
, lest by any means, as
the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so
your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity
that is in Christ.