Jeremiah 3:3
Good News Translation
That is why the rains were held back, and the spring showers did not come. You even look like a prostitute; you have no shame.

Contemporary English Version
So I, the LORD, refused to let the spring rains fall. But just like a prostitute, you still have no shame for what you have done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush.

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Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush.

the showers

Jeremiah 9:12 Who is the wise man, that may understand this, and to whom the word of the mouth of the Lord may come that he may declare this, why the land hath perished, and is burnt up like a wilderness, which none passeth through?

Jeremiah 14:4,22 For the destruction of the land, because there came no rain upon the earth, the husbandman were confounded, they covered their heads. . . .

Leviticus 26:19 And I will break the pride of your stubbornness: and I will make to you the heaven above as iron, and the earth as brass.

Deuteronomy 28:23 Be the heaven, that is over thee, of brass: and the ground thou treadest on, of iron.

Isaiah 5:6 And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

Joel 1:16-20 Is not your food cut off before your eyes, joy and gladness from the house of our God? . . .

Amos 4:7 I also have withholden the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest: and I caused it to rain upon on city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon: and the piece whereupon I rained not, withered.

Haggai 1:11 And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the wine, and upon the oil, and upon all that the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon beasts, and upon all the labour of the hands.

latter rain

Jeremiah 5:24 And they have not said in their heart: Let us fear the Lord our God, who giveth us the early and the latter rain in due season: who preserveth for us the fulness of the yearly harvest.

a whore's

Jeremiah 5:3 O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return.

Jeremiah 6:15 They were confounded, because they committed abomination: yea, rather they were not confounded with confusion, and they knew not how to blush: wherefore they shall fall among them that fall: in the time of their visitation they shall fall down, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 8:12 They are confounded, because they have committed abomination: yea rather they are not confounded with confusion, and they have not known how to blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall fall, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee: . . .

Ezekiel 3:7 But the house of Israel will not hearken to thee: because they will not hearken to me: for all the house of Israel are of a hard forehead and an obstinate heart.

Ezekiel 16:30-34 Wherein shall I cleanse thy heart, saith Lord God: seeing thou dost all these the works of a shameless prostitute? . . .

Zephaniah 3:5 The just Lord is in the midst thereof, he will not do iniquity: in the morning, in the morning he will bring his judgment to light, and it shall not be hid: but the wicked man hath not known shame.

thou refusedst

Jeremiah 5:3 O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return.

Nehemiah 9:17 And they would not hear, and they remembered not thy wonders which thou hadst done for them. And they hardened their necks, and gave the head to return to their bondage, as it were by contention. But thou, a forgiving God, gracious, and merciful, longsuffering, and full of compassion, didst not forsake them.

Zechariah 7:11,12 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear. . . .

Hebrews 12:25 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven.

Context
The Wages of the Harlot
2Lift up thy eyes on high: and see where thou hast not prostituted thyself: thou didst sit in the ways, waiting for them as a robber in the wilderness: and thou hast polluted the land with thy fornications, and with thy wickedness. 3Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush.4Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:…
Cross References
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your stubbornness: and I will make to you the heaven above as iron, and the earth as brass.

Jeremiah 5:24
And they have not said in their heart: Let us fear the Lord our God, who giveth us the early and the latter rain in due season: who preserveth for us the fulness of the yearly harvest.

Jeremiah 6:15
They were confounded, because they committed abomination: yea, rather they were not confounded with confusion, and they knew not how to blush: wherefore they shall fall among them that fall: in the time of their visitation they shall fall down, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 8:12
They are confounded, because they have committed abomination: yea rather they are not confounded with confusion, and they have not known how to blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall fall, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 14:3
The great ones sent their inferiors to the water: they came to draw, they found no water, they carried back their vessels empty: they were confounded and afflicted, and covered their heads.

Jeremiah 14:4
For the destruction of the land, because there came no rain upon the earth, the husbandman were confounded, they covered their heads.

Jeremiah 36:2
Take thee a roll of a book, and thou shalt write in it all the words that I have spoken to thee against Israel and Juda, and against all the nations from the day that I spoke to thee, from the days of Josias even to this day.

Ezekiel 16:30
Wherein shall I cleanse thy heart, saith Lord God: seeing thou dost all these the works of a shameless prostitute?

Zephaniah 2:1
Assemble yourselves together, be gathered together, O nation not worthy to be loved:

Additional Translations
Therefore the showers have been withheld, and no spring rains have fallen. Yet you have the brazen look of a prostitute; you refused to be ashamed.Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; and you had a whore's forehead, you refused to be ashamed.

Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; yet thou hast a harlot's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

And thou didst retain many shepherds for a stumbling-block to thyself: thou hadst a whore's face, thou didst become shameless toward all.

And the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; but thou hast a harlot's forehead, thou refusest to be ashamed.

Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; yet thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there hath been no latter rain? and thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

Therefore the showers have been withheld, and there has been no latter rain; yet you have a prostitute's forehead, you refused to be ashamed.

And withheld are showers, and gathered rain hath not been. The forehead of a whorish woman thou hast, Thou hast refused to be ashamed.
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