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Jeremiah 3:9

    Jeremiah 3:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass through the lightness of her prostitution, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that the land was polluted, and she committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that through all her loose behaviour the land became unclean, and she was untrue, giving herself to stones and trees.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that the land was polluted, and she committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    World English Bible

    It happened through the lightness of her prostitution, that the land was polluted, and she committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that the land was polluted, and she committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 3:9

    The lightness of her whoredom - The grossness of her idolatry: worshipping objects the most degrading, with rites the most impure.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 3:9

    Lightness - Others render as in the margin.

    Defiled - Rather, profaned. The land especially consecrated to Yahweh's service was treated by Judah as a common land.