And this have you done again, covering the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out…
1. It implies a loving union of two, and only two souls, until death.
2. It has been sadly outraged in all ages. Polygamy, cruelty, and mutual unfaithfulness are outrages on it.
3. The outrage of this institution is fraught with calamitous results. It is abhorrent to God. It involves violence.
Parallel VersesKJV: And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand.