Why should I forgive you?
Your children have abandoned Me
and sworn by those who are not gods.
I satisfied their needs, yet they committed adultery;
they gashed themselves at the prostitute’s house.
All of them commit adultery;
they are like an oven heated by a baker
who stops stirring the fire
from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.
Among the prophets of Jerusalem also
I saw a horrible thing:
They commit adultery and walk in lies.
They strengthen the hands of evildoers,
and none turns his back on evil.
They are all like Sodom to Me;
Jerusalem’s residents are like Gomorrah.
Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, making her stand in the center.
But she was unfaithful to him and left him for her father’s house in Bethlehem in Judah. She was there for a period of four months.
2 Peter 2:14
They have eyes full of adultery and are always looking for sin. They seduce unstable people and have hearts trained in greed. Children under a curse!
“Stolen water is sweet,
and bread eaten secretly is tasty!”
When the Lord first spoke to Hosea, He said this to him:Go and marry a promiscuous wife
and have children of promiscuity,
for the land is committing blatant acts of promiscuity
by abandoning the Lord.
You who say, “You must not commit adultery”—do you commit adultery? You who detest idols, do you rob their temples?
“Do you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, burn incense to Baal, and follow other gods that you have not known?
When you see a thief,
you make friends with him,
and you associate with adulterers.
You have relied on your swords, you have committed detestable acts, and each of you has defiled his neighbor’s wife. Should you then receive possession of the land?
Cursing, lying, murder, stealing,
and adultery are rampant;
one act of bloodshed follows another.
They sacrifice on the mountaintops,
and they burn offerings on the hills,
and under oaks, poplars, and terebinths,
because their shade is pleasant.
And so your daughters act promiscuously
and your daughters-in-law commit adultery.
and Jesse fathered King David.From David to the Babylonian ExileThen David fathered Solomon by Uriah’s wife,
“Teacher,” they said to Him, “this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery.
Look! I will throw her into a sickbed and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her practices.