He said to me, Son of man, do you see what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel do commit here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? But you shall again see yet other great abominations.
He said also to me, You shall again see yet other great abominations which they do.
Then he said to me, Have you seen [this], son of man? You shall again see yet greater abominations than these.
She increased her prostitution; for she saw men portrayed on the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion,
Yet she multiplied her prostitution, remembering the days of her youth, in which she had played the prostitute in the land of Egypt.
She has rebelled against my ordinances in doing wickedness more than the nations, and against my statutes more than the countries that are around her; for they have rejected my ordinances, and as for 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 you in one year, lest the land become desolate, and the animals of the field multiply against you.
You have multiplied your slain in this city, and you have filled its streets with the slain.
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces; and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send a fire on his cities, and it will devour its fortresses."
Because Ephraim has multiplied altars for sinning, they became for him altars for sinning.
They called to them, so they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baals, and burned incense to engraved images.
It is enough for the disciple that he be like his teacher, and the servant like his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more those of his household!
Because iniquity will be multiplied, the love of many will grow cold.
The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;
The Lord is become as an enemy, he has swallowed up Israel; He has swallowed up all her palaces, he has destroyed his strongholds; He has multiplied in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.