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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, Declareth Yahweh of hosts, That I will break his yoke from off thy neck, And thy bonds, will I tear off, - And foreigners shall use him as a slave no more;
Exodus 3:8
therefore have I come down to deliver them from the hand of the Egyptians, and to take them up out of that land, into a land good and large, into a land flowing with milk and honey, - into the place of the Canaanite and the Hittite, and the Amorite and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite.
Leviticus 26:13
I - Yahweh, am your God who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; so I brake in pieces the staves of your yoke, and caused you to walk, erect.
Deuteronomy 4:20
whereas you, hath Yahweh taken, and brought you forth out of a smelting-pot of iron, out of Egypt, - that ye might become his own inherited people as at this day.
Deuteronomy 15:15
and thou shalt remember that a servant, thou wast in the land of Egypt, and that Yahweh thy God, redeemed thee, - for this cause, am I commanding thee this thing, to-day.
Isaiah 9:4
For, the yoke of their burden, The cross-bar of their shoulder, The goad of their driver, Hast thou broken, as in the day of Midian.
Isaiah 10:27
And it shall come to pass, in that day, That his burden shall remove from off thy shoulder, And his yoke from off thy neck, - Yea, the yoke shall be broken because of fatness.
Isaiah 14:25
That I will break in pieces the Assyrian in my land, Yea upon my mountains, will I tread him underfoot, - So shall be removed from off them his yoke, And his burden, from off their shoulder shall be removed.
Nahum 1:13
Now, therefore, will I break his yoke from off thee, - and, thy fetters, will I tear off.

And thou saidst

Exodus 19:8
And all the people responded together and said, All that Yahweh hath spoken, will we do. And Moses took back the words of the people, unto Yahweh.
Exodus 24:3
So Moses came, and recounted to the people all the words of Yahweh, and all the regulations, and all the people responded with one voice and said, All the words which Yahweh hath spoken, will we do.
Deuteronomy 5:27
Go, thou, near, and hear, all that Yahweh our God shall say, - so shalt thou speak unto us, all that Yahweh our God shall speak unto thee and we will hear and do.
Deuteronomy 26:17
Thou hast avowed to-day that Yahweh, shall be, thy God, and that thou wilt walk in his ways, and keep his statutes and his commandments and his regulations and wilt hearken unto his voice.
Joshua 1:16
Then responded they to Joshua, saying, - All that thou hast commanded us, will we do, and, whithersoever thou shalt send us, will we go:
Joshua 24:24
And the people said unto Joshua, - Yahweh our God, will we serve, and, unto his voice, will we hearken.
1 Samuel 12:10
But, when they made outcry unto Yahweh and said - We have sinned, in that we have forsaken Yahweh, and have served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, - now, therefore, deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, that we may serve thee,

When upon

Jeremiah 3:6
And Yahweh said unto me, in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what apostate Israel, did? She used to go upon every high mountain and beneath every green tree, and commit unchastity there.
Deuteronomy 12:2
Ye must utterly destroy, all the places where the nations whom ye are dispossessing have served their gods, - Upon the high mountains And upon the hills, And under every green tree;
1 Kings 12:32
And Jeroboam made a festival in the eight month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like the festival which was held in Judah, and offered up on the altar, likewise, did he in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves which he had made, - and he kept in attendance in Bethel, the priests of the high-places which he had made.
Psalm 78:58
And provoked him to anger with their high places, And, with their images, used to move him to jealousy.
Isaiah 57:5
Who inflame yourselves With the terebinths, Under every green tree - Slaying the children, In the torrent-valleys, Under the clefts of the crags:
Ezekiel 16:24
That thou didst build thee a brothel, - and didst make thee a height in every broadway:
Ezekiel 20:28
When I brought them into the land as to which I had lifted up mine hand to give it them, then beheld they every high hill and every tangled tree And offered there their sacrifices, And presented there, their provoking gift, And placed there, their satisfying odour, And poured out there, their drink- offerings.


Jeremiah 3:1
He hath said, If a man send away his wife, and she go from him and become another man's, will he return unto her, again? would not that land be, utterly defiled? And, thou, hast been unchaste with many neighbours, and yet thinkest to return unto me! Declareth Yahweh.
Exodus 34:14
For thou shalt not bow thyself down to another GOD, - For as for Yahweh, Jealous, is his name, A jealous GOD, he is:
Deuteronomy 12:2
Ye must utterly destroy, all the places where the nations whom ye are dispossessing have served their gods, - Upon the high mountains And upon the hills, And under every green tree;
Isaiah 1:21
How hath she become unchaste! - The city that was Faithful, - Full of justice, Righteousness lodged in her, But, now, murderers!
Ezekiel 16:15
Then didst thou trust in thy beauty, And become unchaste, because of thy fame,- And didst pour out thine unchastity upon every passer-by, his it was!
Ezekiel 23:5
Then became Oholah unchaste after she had become mine- And lusted after her lovers, For Assyrians, so warlike,
Hosea 2:5
For their mother, hath been unchaste, and she that conceived them, hath caused shame, - for she said, Let me go after my lovers! who used to give my bread, and my water, my wool, and my flax, mine oil, and my drink.
Hosea 3:3
and I said unto her, Many days, shalt thou tarry for me, thou shalt not be unchaste, neither shalt thou become another man's, - moreover also, I, will tarry for thee.

General references

2 Kings 12:3
save only, that, the high places, took they not away, - still were the people sacrificing and burning incense in the high places.
Proverbs 7:12
Now outside, now in the broadways, and, near every corner, she lieth in wait:
Isaiah 57:7
On a mountain high and uplifted, hast thou set thy couch, - Even thither, hast thou gone up, to offer sacrifice;