And he said unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? the great abominations that the house of Israel commit here, to cause me to go far off from my sanctuary? And yet again thou shalt see great abominations.
And he said unto me, Yet again thou shalt see great abominations which they do.
And he said unto me, Seest thou, son of man? Thou shalt yet again see greater abominations than these.
And she increased her fornications; for she saw men portrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,
Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she played the harlot in the land of Egypt;
And she hath rebelled against my judgments in wickedness more than the nations, and against my statutes more than the countries that are round about her: for mine ordinances have they refused; and my statutes, they have not walked in them.
As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.
I will not drive them out from before thee in one year: lest the land become desolate, and the beast of the field multiply against thee.
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.
Because Ephraim hath multiplied altars to sin, altars shall be unto him to sin.
As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.
It is sufficient for the disciple that he should become as his teacher, and the bondman as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more those of his household?
and because lawlessness shall prevail, the love of the most shall grow cold;
But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has overabounded,
The Lord is become as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel; he hath swallowed up all her palaces; he hath destroyed his strongholds, and hath multiplied in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.