And I will first repay them double their iniquity and their sin, because they have defiled My land with the carcasses of their detestable idols, and they have filled My inheritance with their abominations."
Cross ReferencesRevelation 18:6
Give back to her as she has done to others; pay her back double for what she has done; mix her a double portion in her own cup.
Do not pollute the land where you live, for bloodshed pollutes the land, and no atonement can be made for the land on which the blood is shed, except by the blood of the one who shed it.
Do not defile the land where you live and where I dwell. For I, the LORD, dwell among the Israelites."
"Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her forced labor has been completed, her iniquity has been pardoned; for she has received from the hand of the LORD double for all her sins."
Behold, it is written before Me: I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will pay it back into their laps
I brought you into a fertile land to eat its fruit and bounty, but you came and defiled My land, and made My inheritance detestable.
Indifferent to her immorality, Israel had defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.
For the people of Judah have done evil in My sight, declares the LORD. They have set up their abominations in the house that bears My name, and so have defiled it.
Let my persecutors be put to shame, but do not let me be put to shame. Let them be terrified, but do not let me be terrified. Bring upon them the day of disaster and shatter them with double destruction.
Yet I sent you all My servants the prophets again and again, saying: 'Do not do this detestable thing that I hate.'
Therefore as surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, because you have defiled My sanctuary with all your detestable idols and abominations, I Myself will withdraw My favor; I will not look upon you with pity, nor will I spare you.
When they return to it, they will remove from it all its detestable things and all its abominations.
But as for those whose hearts pursue detestable things and abominations, I will bring their conduct down upon their own heads, declares the Lord GOD.'"
The days of punishment have come; the days of retribution have arrived--let Israel know it. The prophet is called a fool, and the inspired man insane, because of the greatness of your iniquity and hostility.
Chapter Outline1. The prophet, under the types of abstaining from marriage,
8. from houses of mourning and feasting, foreshows the utter ruin of the Jews;
10. because they were worse than their fathers.
14. Their return from captivity shall be stranger than their deliverance out of Egypt.
16. God will doubly recompense their idolatry.
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they have defiled.
Jeremiah 3:1, 2, 9
Leviticus 18:27, 28
Numbers 35:33, 34
Ezekiel 11:18, 21
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