I brought you into a fertile land
    to eat its fruit and rich produce.(A)
But you came and defiled my land
    and made my inheritance detestable.(B)

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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 The houses(A) in Jerusalem and those of the kings of Judah will be defiled(B) like this place, Topheth—all the houses where they burned incense on the roofs(C) to all the starry hosts(D) and poured out drink offerings(E) to other gods.’”

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13 And they will know that I am the Lord, when their people lie slain among their idols(A) around their altars, on every high hill and on all the mountaintops, under every spreading tree and every leafy oak(B)—places where they offered fragrant incense to all their idols.(C)

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