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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 was in that day, says Jehovah of armies, I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and I will tear away thy bonds, and strangers shall no more serve upon him.
Exodus 3:8
And I will come down to deliver them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of this land to a good and great land, to a land flowing milk and honey; to the place of the Canaanites and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites and the Jebusites.
Leviticus 26:13
I Jehovah your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, from being servants to them, and I will break the rod of your yoke, and I will cause you to go erect
Deuteronomy 4:20
And Jehovah took you and brought you forth out of the furnace of iron, out of Egypt, to be to him for a people of inheritance as this day.
Deuteronomy 15:15
And remember that thou wert a servant in the land of Egypt, and Jehovah thy God will redeem thee: for I command thee this word this day.
Isaiah 9:4
For the yoke of his burden and the rod of his shoulder, and the rod of him oppressing with it thou didst break in pieces the day of Midian.
Isaiah 10:27
And it was in that day, his burden shall remove from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke was lightened from the face of the anointing.
Isaiah 14:25
To break Assur in my land, and upon my mountain I will tread him down: and his yoke was removed from off them, and his burden shall remove from off their shoulder.
Nahum 1:13
And now I will break his rod from off thee, and I will tear away thy bonds.

And thou saidst

Exodus 19:8
And all the people will answer together, and will say, All which Jehovah spake, we will do. And Moses turned back the words of the people to Jehovah.
Exodus 24:3
And Moses will come and recount to the people all the words of Jehovah, and all the judgments: and all the people will answer with one voice, and will say, All the words which Jehovah spake, we will do.
Deuteronomy 5:27
Come thou near and hear all that Jehovah our God shall say; and thou shalt speak to us all that Jehovah our God will speak to thee: and we heard and we did
Deuteronomy 26:17
Thou saidst this day Jehovah to be to thee for God, and to go in his ways, and to watch his laws and his commands, and his judgments, and to hear to his voice.
Joshua 1:16
And they will answer Joshua, saying, All which thou didst command us, we will do, and where thou shalt send us, we will go.
Joshua 24:24
And the people will say to Joshua, Jehovah our God we will serve, and to his voice will we hear.
1 Samuel 12:10
And they will cry to Jehovah, and say, We sinned, for we forsook Jehovah, and we shall serve the Baalims and Ashtaroth: and now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies and we will serve thee.

When upon

Jeremiah 3:6
And Jehovah will say to me in the days of Josiah the king, Sawest thou what Israel turning back, did? She went up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and she will commit fornication there.
Deuteronomy 12:2
Destroying, ye shall destroy all the places where the nations which ye possess them served there their Gods upon the high mountains, and upon the hills and under every green tree.
1 Kings 12:32
And Jeroboam will make a festival in the eighth month, in the fifteenth day of the month, according to the festival that is in Judah, and he will go up upon the altar. Thus he did in the house of God to sacrifice to the calves which he made: and he placed in the house of God priests of the heights which he made.
Psalm 78:58
And they will make him angry with their heights, and they will provoke him to jealousy with their carved images.
Isaiah 57:5
Being comforted with gods under every green tree, slaughtering the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?
Ezekiel 16:24
Thou wilt build to thee a brothel, and thou wilt make to thee a height in every street
Ezekiel 20:28
And I shall bring them to the land which I lifted up my hand to give, it to them, and they will see every high hill and every thick tree, and they will sacrifice there their sacrifices, and they will give there the provocation of their oblation, and they will set there the odor of their sweetnesses, and they will pour out there their libations:


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.
Exodus 34:14
For thou shalt not worship another God: for Jehovah, his name is Jealous; he is a jealous God.
Deuteronomy 12:2
Destroying, ye shall destroy all the places where the nations which ye possess them served there their Gods upon the high mountains, and upon the hills and under every green tree.
Isaiah 1:21
How was the faithful city for a harlot! I filled with judgment; justice will lodge in her; and now they are killing
Ezekiel 16:15
And thou wilt trust in thy beauty, and commit fornication upon thy name, and thou wilt pour out thy fornications upon every one passing by; to him it will be.
Ezekiel 23:5
And Aholah will commit fornication under me; and she will desire after those loving her, after Assur, they being near.
Hosea 2:5
For their mother committed fornication: she conceiving them acted shamefully: for she said, I will go after those loving me giving me my bread and my water, my wool and my linen, mine oil and my drinks.
Hosea 3:3
And saying to her, Many days thou shalt well with me; and thou shalt not commit fornication, and thou shalt not be for a man: and also I am for thee.

General references

2 Kings 12:3
. Only the heights were not removed; the people yet sacrificing and burning incense upon the heights.
Proverbs 7:12
One time without, one time in the broad ways; and she will lie in wait near every corner.
Isaiah 57:7
Upon a mountain high and lifted up thou didst set thy bed: also there thou wentest up to sacrifice a sacrifice.