Jeremiah 16:18
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New International Version
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."

King James Bible
And first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double; because they have defiled my land, they have filled mine inheritance with the carcases of their detestable and abominable things.

Darby Bible Translation
But first I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double, because they have profaned my land with the carcases of their detestable things, and with their abominations have they filled mine inheritance.

World English Bible
First I will recompense their iniquity and their sin double, because they have polluted my land with the carcasses of their detestable things, and have filled my inheritance with their abominations.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have recompensed a first -- A second time -- their iniquity and their sin, Because of their polluting My land, With the carcase of their detestable things, Yea, their abominable things have filled Mine inheritance.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The carcasses of their detestable - things - Either meaning the idols themselves, which were only carcasses without life; or the sacrifices which were made to them.

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first.

Jeremiah 17:18 Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed...

Isaiah 40:2 Speak you comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry to her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned...

Isaiah 61:7 For your shame you shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion...

Revelation 18:6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double to her double according to her works...

they have defiled.

Jeremiah 2:7 And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when you entered...

Jeremiah 3:1,2,9 They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return to her again...

Leviticus 18:27,28 (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)...

Numbers 35:33,34 So you shall not pollute the land wherein you are: for blood it defiles the land...

Psalm 106:38 And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan...

Isaiah 24:5 The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance...

Micah 2:10 Arise you, and depart; for this is not your rest: because it is polluted, it shall destroy you, even with a sore destruction.

Zephaniah 3:1-5 Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city!...

the carcases.

Leviticus 26:30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcasses on the carcasses of your idols...

Ezekiel 11:18,21 And they shall come thither, and they shall take away all the detestable things thereof and all the abominations thereof from there...

Ezekiel 43:7-9 And he said to me, Son of man, the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet...

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Some General Uses from this Useful Truth, that Christ is the Truth.
Having thus cleared up this truth, we should come to speak of the way of believers making use of him as the truth, in several cases wherein they will stand in need of him as the truth. But ere we come to the particulars, we shall first propose some general uses of this useful point. First. This point of truth serveth to discover unto us, the woful condition of such as are strangers to Christ the truth; and oh, if it were believed! For, 1. They are not yet delivered from that dreadful plague of
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Healing the Centurion's Servant.
(at Capernaum.) ^A Matt. VIII. 1, 5-13; ^C Luke VII. 1-10. ^c 1 After he had ended all his sayings in the ears of the people, ^a 1 And when he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. ^c he entered into Capernaum. [Jesus proceeded from the mountain to Capernaum, which was now his home, or headquarters. The multitudes which are now mentioned for the third time were not wearied by his sermon, and so continued to follow him. Their presence showed the popularity of Jesus, and also
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Revelation 18:6
Give back to her as she has given; pay her back double for what she has done. Pour her a double portion from her own cup.

Numbers 35:33
"'Do not pollute the land where you are. Bloodshed pollutes the land, and atonement cannot be made for the land on which blood has been shed, except by the blood of the one who shed it.

Numbers 35:34
Do not defile the land where you live and where I dwell, for I, the LORD, dwell among the Israelites.'"

Isaiah 40:2
Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD's hand double for all her sins.

Isaiah 65:6
"See, it stands written before me: I will not keep silent but will pay back in full; I will pay it back into their laps--

Jeremiah 2:7
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.

Jeremiah 3:9
Because Israel's immorality mattered so little to her, she defiled the land and committed adultery with stone and wood.

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