3 “They say, ‘If a man divorces his wife, And she goes from him
And becomes another man’s,
aMay he return to her again?’
Would not that bland be greatly polluted?
But you have cplayed the harlot with many lovers;
dYet return to Me,” says the Lord.
2 “Lift up your eyes to ethe desolate heights and see:
Where have you not 1lain with men?
fBy the road you have sat for them
Like an Arabian in the wilderness;
gAnd you have polluted the land
With your harlotries and your wickedness.
3 Therefore the hshowers have been withheld,
And there has been no latter rain.
You have had a iharlot’s forehead;
You refuse to be ashamed.
5 lWill He remain angry forever?
Will He keep it to the end?’
Behold, you have spoken and done evil things,
As you were able.”
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