New Living Translation
Even their children go to worship at their pagan altars and Asherah poles, beneath every green tree and on every high hill.
King James Bible
Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees upon the high hills.
Darby Bible Translation
whilst their children remember their altars and their Asherahs, by the green trees, upon the high hills.
World English Bible
while their children remember their altars and their Asherim by the green trees on the high hills.
Young's Literal Translation
As their sons remember their altars and their shrines, By the green tree, by the high hills.
Jeremiah 17:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:2 Their children - This shewed how inveterate they were in this sin of idolatry, that they taught it their children.
LibrarySeverinus in Germany.
As the Lord ever sends his angels when there is most need of help, so in the midst of the desolation and destruction which ensued on that irruption of the barbarians by which the Roman empire was broken in pieces after the death of Attila, the great desolator and exterminator, (A. D. 453,) He sent to the aid of the oppressed people of Germany, on the banks of the Danube, in their sore need, a man endowed with an extraordinary energy of love. His whole appearance has in it something enigmatical. As …
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Trust of the Wicked, and the Righteous Compared. Jer 17:5-8
But in Order that we Fall not Away from Continence...
Epistle i. To the Roman Citizens.
Instead, you must break down their pagan altars, smash their sacred pillars, and cut down their Asherah poles.
2 Chronicles 24:18
They decided to abandon the Temple of the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and they worshiped Asherah poles and idols instead! Because of this sin, divine anger fell on Judah and Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 33:3
He rebuilt the pagan shrines his father, Hezekiah, had broken down. He constructed altars for the images of Baal and set up Asherah poles. He also bowed before all the powers of the heavens and worshiped them.
They will no longer look to their idols for help or worship what their own hands have made. They will never again bow down to their Asherah poles or worship at the pagan shrines they have built.
"Long ago I broke the yoke that oppressed you and tore away the chains of your slavery, but still you said, 'I will not serve you.' On every hill and under every green tree, you have prostituted yourselves by bowing down to idols.
During the reign of King Josiah, the LORD said to me, "Have you seen what fickle Israel has done? Like a wife who commits adultery, Israel has worshiped other gods on every hill and under every green tree.
Our worship of idols on the hills and our religious orgies on the mountains are a delusion. Only in the LORD our God will Israel ever find salvation.
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