23 They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones(A) and Asherah poles(B) on every high hill and under every spreading tree.(C)

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10 They set up sacred stones(A) and Asherah poles(B) on every high hill and under every spreading tree.(C)

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You burn with lust among the oaks(A)
    and under every spreading tree;(B)
you sacrifice your children(C) in the ravines
    and under the overhanging crags.

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20 “Long ago you broke off your yoke(A)
    and tore off your bonds;(B)
    you said, ‘I will not serve you!’(C)
Indeed, on every high hill(D)
    and under every spreading tree(E)
    you lay down as a prostitute.(F)

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Unfaithful Israel

During the reign of King Josiah,(A) the Lord said to me, “Have you seen what faithless(B) Israel has done? She has gone up on every high hill and under every spreading tree(C) and has committed adultery(D) there.

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13 Only acknowledge(A) your guilt—
    you have rebelled against the Lord your God,
you have scattered your favors to foreign gods(B)
    under every spreading tree,(C)
    and have not obeyed(D) me,’”
declares the Lord.

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