As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods,(A) and his heart was not fully devoted(B) to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been.

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10 Therefore I will give their wives to other men
    and their fields to new owners.(A)
From the least to the greatest,
    all are greedy for gain;(B)
prophets(C) and priests alike,
    all practice deceit.(D)

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23 For they have done outrageous things in Israel; they have committed adultery(A) with their neighbors’ wives, and in my name they have uttered lies—which I did not authorize. I know(B) it and am a witness(C) to it,” declares the Lord.

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22 All the women(A) left in the palace of the king of Judah will be brought out to the officials of the king of Babylon. Those women will say to you:

“‘They misled you and overcame you—
    those trusted friends(B) of yours.
Your feet are sunk in the mud;(C)
    your friends have deserted you.’

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They also led away all those whom Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had left with Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan—the men, the women,(A) the children and the king’s daughters. And they took Jeremiah the prophet and Baruch(B) son of Neriah along with them.

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Have you forgotten the wickedness committed by your ancestors(A) and by the kings(B) and queens(C) of Judah and the wickedness committed by you and your wives(D) in the land of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem?(E)

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15 Then all the men who knew that their wives(A) were burning incense(B) to other gods, along with all the women(C) who were present—a large assembly—and all the people living in Lower and Upper Egypt,(D) said to Jeremiah,

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