He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what they are doing here, more detestable things that the house of Israel is committing, so that I must depart from My sanctuary? You will see even more detestable things.”
Again He said to me, “You will see even more detestable things, which they are committing.”
And He said to me, “Do you see this, son of man? You will see even more detestable things than these.”
But she increased her promiscuity when she saw male figures carved on the wall, images of the Chaldeans, engraved in vermilion,
Yet she multiplied her acts of promiscuity, remembering the days of her youth when she acted like a prostitute in the land of Egypt
But she has rebelled against My ordinances with more wickedness than the nations, and against My statutes more than the countries that surround her. For her people have rejected My ordinances and have not walked in My statutes.
The more they multiplied,
the more they sinned against Me.
I will change their honor into disgrace.
I will not drive them out ahead of you in a single year; otherwise, the land would become desolate, and wild animals would multiply against you.
You have multiplied your slain in this city, filling its streets with the dead.
Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces;
Judah has also multiplied fortified cities.
I will send fire on their cities,
and it will consume their citadels.
When Ephraim multiplied his altars for sin,
they became his altars for sinning.
The more they called them,
the more they departed from Me.
They kept sacrificing to the Baals
and burning offerings to idols.
It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!
Because lawlessness will multiply, the love of many will grow cold.
The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more
?HeThe Lord is like an enemy;
He has swallowed up Israel.
He swallowed up all its palaces
and destroyed its fortified cities.
He has multiplied mourning and lamentation
within Daughter Judah.