Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

She took her fornication so lightly that she polluted the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.

New American Standard Bible

"Because of the lightness of her harlotry, she polluted the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Indifferent to her prostitution, she defiled the land and committed adultery with stones and trees.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

And through the infamy and unseemly frivolity of Israel's whoredom [because her immorality mattered little to her], she polluted and defiled the land, [by her idolatry] committing adultery with [idols of] stones and trees.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass through her judging her whoredom to be a light thing that the land became defiled and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was her fornication being light, and she will defile the land, and she will commit adultery with stones and with woods.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it was because of the frivolity of her fornication that she defiled the land and committed adultery with the stone and with the tree.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened, from the folly of her whoredom, she defiled the land and fornicated with stones and stocks.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, and the noise of her whoredom hath defiled the whole land. For she hath committed her adultery with stones and stocks.

NET Bible

Because she took her prostitution so lightly, she defiled the land through her adulterous worship of gods made of wood and stone.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Yea though it had come to pass that through the levity of her unchastity, she had defiled the land, - and committed adultery with Stone and with Tree,

Webster

And it came to pass through the lightness of her lewdness, that she defiled the land, and 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath come to pass, from the vileness of her fornication, that the land is defiled, and she committeth fornication with stone and with wood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

זנוּת 
Z@nuwth 
Usage: 9

חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 11

the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

Context Readings

Yahweh Gives Israel A Letter Of Divorce

8 I saw that even though I had sent unfaithful Israel away for all her adulteries and had given her a divorce decree, her treacherous sister Judah didn't fear, and she, too, committed adultery. 9 She took her fornication so lightly that she polluted the land and committed adultery with stones and trees. 10 Yet in all this her treacherous sister Judah didn't return to me with her whole heart, but rather deceptively," declares the LORD.


Cross References

Jeremiah 2:27

who say to a tree, "You are my father,' and to a stone, "You gave birth to me.' They have turned their back to me, but not their faces. In the time of their trouble, they'll say, "Rise up! Deliver us!'"

Isaiah 57:6

"Among the smooth stones of the ravines is your portion there they are as your lot. To them you have poured out drink offerings; you have brought grain offerings. Should I be lenient over such things?

Jeremiah 3:2

"Look up to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been ravished? You have sat beside the road, waiting for them like a nomad in the desert. And you have polluted the land with your fornication and your wickedness.

Jeremiah 2:7

"I brought you into the fruitful land to eat its fruit and its good things. But you came in, defiled my land, and made my inheritance into an abomination.

Jeremiah 10:8

Everyone is stupid and senseless. They follow worthless instruction from a piece of wood!

Ezekiel 16:17

"You also took your fine jewelry including my gold and my silver that I had given you. Then you made for yourself male images and had sex with them!

Ezekiel 23:10

They stripped her naked, took away her sons and daughters, and executed her with a sword. She became an object of ridicule among other nations when they punished her."

Hosea 4:12

My people seek counsel from their piece of wood, and their diviner's rod speaks to them. For a spirit of prostitution causes them to go astray; in their immorality they desert their God.

Habakkuk 2:19

"Woe to the one who says to a tree, "Wake up!' or "Arise!' to a speechless stone. Idols like this can't teach, can they? Look, even though it is overlaid with gold and silver, there's no breath in it at all."

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