35 ‘Now then, O harlot, hear the word of the Lord! 36 Thus says the Lord God: “Because your filthiness was poured out and your nakedness uncovered in your harlotry with your lovers, and with all your abominable idols, and because of hthe blood of your children which you gave to them, 37 surely, therefore, iI will gather all your lovers with whom you took pleasure, all those you loved, and all those you hated; I will gather them from all around against you and will uncover your nakedness to them, that they may see all your nakedness. 38 And I will judge you as jwomen who break wedlock or kshed blood are judged; I will bring blood upon you in fury and jealousy. 39 I will also give you into their hand, and they shall throw down your shrines and break down lyour 4high places. mThey shall also strip you of your clothes, take your beautiful jewelry, and leave you naked and bare.
40 n“They shall also bring up an assembly against you, oand they shall stone you with stones and thrust you through with their swords. 41 They shall pburn your houses with fire, and qexecute judgments on you in the sight of many women; and I will make you rcease playing the harlot, and you shall no longer hire lovers. 42 So sI will lay to rest My fury toward you, and My jealousy shall depart from you. I will be quiet, and be angry no more. 43 Because tyou did not remember the days of your youth, but 5agitated Me with all these things, surely uI will also recompense your 6deeds on your own head,” says the Lord God. “And you shall not commit lewdness in addition to all your abominations.
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