Rebuke your mother, rebuke her. For she is not My wife, and I am not her husband. Let her remove the adultery from her face and the unfaithfulness from between her breasts.
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 50:1
This is what the LORD says: "Where is your mother's certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to which of My creditors did I sell you? Look, you were sold for your iniquities, and for your transgressions your mother was sent away.
"If a man divorces his wife and she leaves him to marry another, can he ever return to her? Would not such a land be completely defiled? But you have played the harlot with many lovers--and you would return to Me?" declares the LORD.
Indifferent to her immorality, Israel had defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.
But righteous men will sentence them to the punishment of those who commit adultery and bloodshed, because they are adulteresses with blood on their hands.
"Say of your brothers, 'My people,' and of your sisters, 'My loved one.'
For their mother has played the harlot and has conceived them in disgrace. For she thought, 'I will go after my lovers, who give me bread and water, wool and linen, oil and drink.'
You will stumble by day, and the prophet will stumble with you by night. So I will destroy your mother--
Chapter Outline1. The idolatry of the people.
6. God's judgments against them.
14. His promises of reconciliation with them.
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