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Jeremiah 3:9


Because she took her prostitution so lightly, she defiled the land 1  through her adulterous worship of gods made of wood and stone. 2 


Isa 57:6; Jer 2:7; Jer 2:27; Jer 3:2; Jer 10:8; Eze 16:17; Eze 23:10; Ho 4:12; Hab 2:19

NET © Notes

tc The translation reads the form as a causative (Hiphil, תַּהֲנֵף, tahanef) with some of the versions in place of the simple stative (Qal, תֶּחֱנַף, tekhenaf) in the MT.

tn Heb “because of the lightness of her prostitution, she defiled the land and committed adultery with stone and wood.”

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