He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, seest thou what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel committeth here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations.
He said also unto me, Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do.
Then said he unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations than these.
And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw men pourtrayed upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion,
Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.
And she hath changed my judgments into wickedness more than the nations, and my statutes more than the countries that are round about her: for they have refused my judgments and my statutes, they have not walked in them.
As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I 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 made many altars to sin, altars shall be unto him to sin.
As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
The Lord was as an enemy: he hath swallowed up Israel, he hath swallowed up all her palaces: he hath destroyed his strong holds, and hath increased in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.