Jeremiah 17:2
Good News Translation
Your people worship at the altars and the symbols that have been set up for the goddess Asherah by every green tree and on the hilltops

Contemporary English Version
One generation after another has set up pagan altars and worshiped the goddess Asherah everywhere in your country--on hills and mountains, and under large trees.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When their children shall remember their altars, and their groves, and their green trees upon the high mountains,

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When their children shall remember their altars, and their groves, and their green trees upon the high mountains,

their children.

Jeremiah 7:18 The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to offer libations to strange gods, and to provoke me to anger.

Hosea 4:13,14 They offered sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burnt incense upon the hills: under the oak, and the poplar, and the turpentine tree, because the shadow thereof was good: therefore shall your daughters commit fornication, and your spouses shall be adulteresses. . . .

their altars.

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.

Judges 3:7 And they did evil in the sight of the Lord, and they forgot their God, and served Baalim and Astaroth.

2 Chronicles 24:18 And they forsook the temple of the Lord the God of their fathers, and served groves and idols, and wrath came upon Juda and Jerusalem for this sin.

2 Chronicles 33:3,19 And he turned, and built again the high places which Ezechias his father had destroyed: and he built altars to Baalim, and made groves, and he adored all the host of heaven, and worshipped them. . . .

Psalm 78:58 They provoked him to anger on their hills: and moved him to jealousy with their graven things.

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.

Isaiah 17:8 And he shall not look to the altars which his hands made; and he shall not have respect to the things that his fingers wrought, such as groves and temples.

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.

Context
The Sin and Punishment of Judah
1The sin of Juda is written with a pen of iron, with the point of a diamond, it is graven upon the table of their heart, upon the horns of their altars. 2When their children shall remember their altars, and their groves, and their green trees upon the high mountains,3Sacrificing in the field: I will give thy strength, and all thy treasures to the spoil, and thy high places for sin in all thy borders.…
Cross References
Exodus 34:13
But destroy their altars, break their statues and cut down their groves:

2 Chronicles 24:18
And they forsook the temple of the Lord the God of their fathers, and served groves and idols, and wrath came upon Juda and Jerusalem for this sin.

2 Chronicles 33:3
And he turned, and built again the high places which Ezechias his father had destroyed: and he built altars to Baalim, and made groves, and he adored all the host of heaven, and worshipped them.

Isaiah 17:8
And he shall not look to the altars which his hands made; and he shall not have respect to the things that his fingers wrought, such as groves and temples.

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
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 3:23
In very deed the hills were liars, and the multitude of the mountains: truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.

Jeremiah 7:18
The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to offer libations to strange gods, and to provoke me to anger.

Additional Translations
Even their children remember their altars and Asherah poles, by the green trees, on the high hills.Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees on the high hills.

whilst their children remember their altars and their Asherim by the green trees upon the high hills.

whilst their children remember their altars and their Asherahs, by the green trees, upon the high hills.

whilst their children remember their altars and their Asherim by the green trees upon the high hills.

Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees upon the high hills.

while their children remember their altars and their Asherim by the green trees on the high hills.

As their sons remember their altars and their shrines, By the green tree, by the high hills.
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