New International Version
Because Israel's immorality mattered so little to her, she defiled the land and committed adultery with stone and wood.
King James Bible
And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass through the lightness of her fornication that she polluted the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.
World English Bible
It happened through the lightness of her prostitution, that the land was polluted, and she committed adultery with stones and with stocks.
Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, from the vileness of her fornication, that the land is defiled, and she committeth fornication with stone and with wood.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The lightness of her whoredom - The grossness of her idolatry: worshipping objects the most degrading, with rites the most impure.
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But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery, and anyone who marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
The idols among the smooth stones of the ravines are your portion; indeed, they are your lot. Yes, to them you have poured out drink offerings and offered grain offerings. In view of all this, should I relent?
I brought you into a fertile land to eat its fruit and rich produce. But you came and defiled my land and made my inheritance detestable.
They say to wood, 'You are my father,' and to stone, 'You gave me birth.' They have turned their backs to me and not their faces; yet when they are in trouble, they say, 'Come and save us!'
"Look up to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been ravished? By the roadside you sat waiting for lovers, sat like a nomad in the desert. You have defiled the land with your prostitution and wickedness.
They are all senseless and foolish; they are taught by worthless wooden idols.
I will repay them double for their wickedness and their sin, because they have defiled my land with the lifeless forms of their vile images and have filled my inheritance with their detestable idols."
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