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For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot.

Bible References

For of

Jeremiah 30:8
And it shall come to pass in that day, says LORD of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst thy bonds. And strangers shall no more make him their bondman,
Exodus 3:8
And I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land to a good and large land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the A
Leviticus 26:13
I am LORD your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen. And I have broken the bars of your yoke, and made you go upright.
Deuteronomy 4:20
But LORD has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at this day.
Deuteronomy 15:15
And thou shall remember that thou were a bondman in the land of Egypt, and LORD thy God redeemed thee. Therefore I command thee this thing today.
Isaiah 9:4
For the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, thou have broken as in the day of Midian.
Isaiah 10:27
And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall depart from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of fatness.
Isaiah 14:25
that I will break the Assyrian in my land, and tread him under foot upon my mountains. Then shall his yoke depart from off them, and his burden depart from off their shoulder.
Nahum 1:13
And now I will break his yoke from off thee, and will burst thy bonds apart.

And thou saidst

Exodus 19:8
And all the people answered together, and said, All that LORD has spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people to LORD.
Exodus 24:3
And Moses came and told the people all the words of LORD, and all the ordinances. And all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which LORD has spoken will we do.
Deuteronomy 5:27
Go thou near, and hear all that LORD our God shall say. And speak thou to us all that LORD our God shall speak to thee, and we will hear it, and do it.
Deuteronomy 26:17
Thou have avouched LORD this day to be thy God, and that thou would walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and hearken to his voice.
Joshua 1:16
And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou have commanded us we will do, and wherever thou send us we will go.
Joshua 24:24
And the people said to Joshua, we will serve LORD our God, and we will hearken to his voice.
1 Samuel 12:10
And they cried to LORD, and said, We have sinned because we have forsaken LORD, and have served the Baalim and the Ashtaroth, but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.

When upon

Deuteronomy 12:2
Ye shall surely destroy all the places in which the nations that ye shall dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree.
1 Kings 12:32
And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like the feast that is in Judah, and he went up to the altar. So he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves that he had made. And he placed in B
Psalm 78:58
For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their graven images.
Isaiah 57:5
ye who inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree, who kill the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?
Ezekiel 16:24
that thou have built thyself a vaulted place, and have made thee a lofty place in every street.
Ezekiel 20:28
For when I had brought them into the land, which I swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill, and every thick tree, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering. The


Exodus 34:14
for thou shall worship no other god. For LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.
Deuteronomy 12:2
Ye shall surely destroy all the places in which the nations that ye shall dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree.
Isaiah 1:21
How the faithful city has become a harlot! She who was full of justice! Righteousness lodged in her, but now murderers.
Ezekiel 16:15
But thou trusted in thy beauty, and played the harlot because of thy renown, and poured out thy whoredoms on everyone who passed by; his it was.
Ezekiel 23:5
And Oholah played the harlot when she was mine, and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians [her] neighbors,
Hosea 2:5
for their mother has played the harlot. She who conceived them has done shamefully, for she said, I will go after my lovers, who give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.
Hosea 3:3
And I said to her, Thou shall abide for me many days. Thou shall not play the harlot, and thou shall not be any man's wife. So I will also be toward thee.

General references

2 Kings 12:3
However the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.
Proverbs 7:12
Now she is in the streets, now in the broad places, and lays in wait at every corner.
Isaiah 57:7
Upon a high and lofty mountain thou have set thy bed. Thou also went up there to offer sacrifice.