Isaiah 57:5
Good News Translation
You worship the fertility gods by having sex under those sacred trees of yours. You offer your children as sacrifices in the rocky caves near stream beds.

Contemporary English Version
All you think about is sex under those green trees where idols are worshiped. You sacrifice your children on altars built in valleys under rocky slopes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?

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Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?

inflaming

Exodus 32:6 And rising in the morning, they offered holocausts, and peace victims, and the people sat down to eat and drink, and they rose up to play.

Numbers 25:1,2,6 And Israel at that time abode in Settim, and the people committed fornication with the daughters of Moab, . . .

Jeremiah 50:38 A drought upon her waters, and they shall be dried up: because it is a land of idols, and they glory in monstrous things.

Jeremiah 51:7 Babylon hath been a golden cup in the hand of the Lord, that made all the earth drunk: the nations have drunk of her wine, and therefore they have staggered.

Hosea 4:11-13 Fornication, and wine, and drunkenness, take away the understanding. . . .

Hosea 7:4-7 They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened. . . .

Amos 2:7,8 They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name. . . .

Revelation 17:1-5 And there came one of the seven angels who had the seven vials and spoke with me, saying: Come, I will shew thee the condemnation of the great harlot, who sitteth upon many waters: . . .

Revelation 18:3 Because all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication: and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her; And the merchants of the earth have been made rich by the power of her delicacies.

with idols.

Isaiah 1:29 For they shall be confounded for the idols, to which they have sacrificed: and you shall be ashamed of the gardens which you have chosen.

under

Deuteronomy 12:2 Destroy all the places in which the nations, that you shall possess, worshipped their gods upon high mountains, and hills, and under every shady tree:

1 Kings 14:23 For they also built them altars, and statues, and groves, upon every high hill, and under every green tree:

2 Kings 16:3,4 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel: moreover, he consecrated also his son, making him pass through the fire, according to the idols of the nations which the Lord destroyed before the children of Israel. . . .

2 Kings 17:10 And they made them statues and groves on every high hill, and under every shady tree:

Jeremiah 2:20 Of old time thou hast broken my yoke, thou hast burst my bands, and thou saidst: I will not serve. For on every high hill, and under every green tree thou didst prostitute thyself.

Jeremiah 3:6,13 And the Lord said to me in the days of king Josias: Hast thou seen what rebellious Israel hath done? she hath gone of herself upon every high mountain, and under every green tree, and hath played the harlot there. . . .

Jeremiah 17:2 When their children shall remember their altars, and their groves, and their green trees upon the high mountains,

Ezekiel 6:13 And you shall know that I am the Lord, when your slain shall be amongst your idols, round about your altars, in every high hill, and on all the tops of mountains, and under every woody tree, and under every thick oak, the place where they burnt sweet smelling frankincense to all their idols.

slaying

Leviticus 18:21 Thou shalt not give any of thy seed to be consecrated to the idol Moloch, nor defile the name of thy God. I am the Lord.

Leviticus 20:2-5 Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel: If any man of the children Israel, or of the strangers that dwell in Israel, give of his seed to the idol Moloch, dying let him die. The people of the land shall stone him. . . .

2 Kings 16:3 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel: moreover, he consecrated also his son, making him pass through the fire, according to the idols of the nations which the Lord destroyed before the children of Israel.

2 Kings 23:10 And he defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Ennom: that no man should consecrate there his son, or his daughter, through fire, to Moloch.

2 Chronicles 28:3 It was he that burnt incense in the valley of Benennom, and consecrated his sons in the fire according to the manner of the nations, which the Lord slew at the coming of the children of Israel.

Jeremiah 7:31 And they have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Ennom, to burn their sons, and their daughters in the fire: which I commanded not, nor thought on in my heart.

Jeremiah 32:35 And they have built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Ennom, to consecrate their sons and their daughters to Moloch: which I commanded them not, neither entered it into my heart, that they should do this abomination, and cause Juda to sin.

Ezekiel 16:20 And thou hast taken thy sons, and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne to me: and hast sacrificed the same to them to be devoured. Is thy fornication small?

Ezekiel 20:26,31 And I polluted them in their own gifts, when they offered all that opened the womb, for their offences: and they shall know that I am the Lord. . . .

Context
God Condemns Idolatry
4Upon whom have you jested? upon whom have you opened your mouth wide, and put out your tongue? are not you wicked children, a false seed, 5Who seek your comfort in idols under every green tree, sacrificing children in the torrents, under the high rocks?6In the parts of the torrent is thy portion, this is thy lot: and thou hast poured out libations to them, thou hast offered sacrifice. Shall I not be angry at these things?…
Cross References
1 Kings 14:23
For they also built them altars, and statues, and groves, upon every high hill, and under every green tree:

2 Kings 16:4
He sacrificed also, and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.

2 Kings 23:10
And he defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Ennom: that no man should consecrate there his son, or his daughter, through fire, to Moloch.

Psalm 106:37
And they sacrificed their sons, and their daughters to devils.

Psalm 106:38
And they shed innocent blood: the blood of their sons and of their daughters which they sacrificed to the idols of Chanaan. And the land was polluted with blood,

Isaiah 1:29
For they shall be confounded for the idols, to which they have sacrificed: and you shall be ashamed of the gardens which you have chosen.

Jeremiah 2:20
Of old time thou hast broken my yoke, thou hast burst my bands, and thou saidst: I will not serve. For on every high hill, and under every green tree thou didst prostitute thyself.

Jeremiah 3:13
But yet acknowledge thy iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against the Lord thy God: and thou hast scattered thy ways to strangers under every green tree, and hast not heard my voice, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 7:31
And they have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Ennom, to burn their sons, and their daughters in the fire: which I commanded not, nor thought on in my heart.

Ezekiel 6:13
And you shall know that I am the Lord, when your slain shall be amongst your idols, round about your altars, in every high hill, and on all the tops of mountains, and under every woody tree, and under every thick oak, the place where they burnt sweet smelling frankincense to all their idols.

Ezekiel 20:28
And I had brought them into the land, for which I lifted up my hand to give it them: they saw every high hill, and every shady tree, and there they sacrificed their victims: and there they presented the provocation of their offerings, and there they set their sweet odours, and poured forth their libations.

Additional Translations
who burn with lust among the oaks, under every luxuriant tree, who slaughter your children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

ye that inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree; that slay the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?

who call upon idols under the leafy trees, slaying your children in the valleys among the rocks?

inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

ye that inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree; that slay the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?

Inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the cliffs of the rocks?

you who inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree; who kill the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?

Who are inflamed among oaks, under every green tree, Slaughtering the children in valleys, Under clefts of the rocks.
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