Jeremiah 2:33
Good News Translation
You certainly know how to chase after lovers. Even the worst of women can learn from you.

Contemporary English Version
You are so clever at finding lovers that you could give lessons to a prostitute.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Why dost thou endeavour to shew thy way good to seek my love, thou who hast also taught thy malices to be thy ways,

New American Bible
How well you pick your way when seeking love! In your wickedness, you have gone by ways unclean!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Why dost thou endeavour to shew thy way good to seek my love, thou who hast also taught thy malices to be thy ways,

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Jeremiah 2:23,36 How canst thou say: I am not polluted, I have not walked after Baalim? see thy ways in the valley, know what thou hast done: as a swift runner pursuing his course. . . .

Jeremiah 3:1,2 It is commonly said: If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and marry another man, shall he return to her any more? shall not that woman be polluted, and defiled? but thou hast prostituted thyself to many lovers: nevertheless return to me, saith the Lord, and I will receive thee. . . .

Isaiah 57:7-10 Upon a high and lofty mountain thou hast laid thy bed, and hast gone up thither to offer victims. . . .

Hosea 2:5-7,13 For their mother hath committed fornication, she that conceived them is covered with shame: for she said: I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread, and my water, my wool, and my flax, my oil, and my drink. . . .

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2 Chronicles 33:9 So Manasses seduced Juda, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to do evil beyond all the nations, which the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

Ezekiel 16:27,47,51,52 Behold, I will stretch out my hand upon thee, and will take away thy justification: and I will deliver thee up to the will of the daughters of the Philistines that hate thee, that are ashamed of thy wicked way. . . .

Context
Israel's Unfaithfulness
32Will a virgin forget her ornament, or a bride her stomacher? but my people hath forgotten me days without number. 33Why dost thou endeavour to shew thy way good to seek my love, thou who hast also taught thy malices to be thy ways,34And in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor and innocent? not in ditches have I found them, but in all places, which I mentioned before.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 2:23
How canst thou say: I am not polluted, I have not walked after Baalim? see thy ways in the valley, know what thou hast done: as a swift runner pursuing his course.

Jeremiah 2:32
Will a virgin forget her ornament, or a bride her stomacher? but my people hath forgotten me days without number.

Jeremiah 2:34
And in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor and innocent? not in ditches have I found them, but in all places, which I mentioned before.

Additional Translations
How skillfully you pursue love; even the most immoral of women could learn from your ways.Why trim you your way to seek love? therefore have you also taught the wicked ones your ways.

How trimmest thou thy way to seek love! therefore even the wicked women hast thou taught thy ways.

What fair device wilt thou yet employ in thy ways, so as to seek love? it shall not be so; moreover thou has done wickedly in corrupting thy ways;

How dost thou trim thy way to seek love! Therefore hast thou also accustomed thy ways to wickedness.

How trimmest thou thy way to seek love! therefore even the wicked women hast thou taught thy ways.

Why trimmest thou thy way to seek love? therefore hast thou also taught the wicked ones thy ways.

How well you prepare your way to seek love! Therefore you have taught even the wicked women your ways.

What -- dost thou make pleasing thy ways to seek love? Therefore even the wicked thou hast taught thy ways.
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