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For according to the number of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah; and according to the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to that shameful thing, even altars to burn incense unto Baal.

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Jeremiah 2:28
And where thy gods which thou didst make to thee? they will arise, if they shall save thee in the time of thine evil: for from the numbering of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah.
Jeremiah 3:1
Saying, If a man shall send away his wife, and she went from him and she was to another man, shall he yet turn back to her? Being defiled, shall not that land be defiled? and thou committedst fornication with many shepherds; and turn back to me, says Jehovah.
Deuteronomy 32:16
He will cause him to be jealous with strangers, With abominations they will irritate him.
2 Kings 23:4
And the king will command Hilkiah the great priest and the priests of the second rank, and the watchers of the threshold to bring forth out of the temple of Jehovah all the vessels being made for Baal and for the image, and for all the army of the heavens: and they will burn them without Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and he lifted up their dust to the house of God.
Isaiah 2:8
And their land will be full of nothings; they will worship to the work of their hand, to what their fingers made:
Hosea 12:11
If Gilead nothing? Surely they were vanity: in Gilgal they sacrificed oxen; also their altars as heaps upon the furrows of the field.

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Jeremiah 19:5
And they built the heights of Baal to burn their sons with fire, burnt-offerings to Baal, which I commanded not, and I spake not, and it came not up upon my heart.
Jeremiah 32:35
And they will build the heights of Baal which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through to Molech, which I commanded them not; and it came not up upon my heart to do this abomination to cause Judah to sin.
2 Kings 21:4
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah where Jehovah said, In Jerusalem I will put my name.

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Jeremiah 3:24
And shame consumed the labor of our fathers from our youth; their sheep and their herd, their sons and their daughters.