Thy portion is in the smooth stones [a]of the river: they, they are thy lot: even to them hast thou poured a drink offering: thou hast offered a sacrifice. Should I delight in [b]these?

Thou hast made thy [c]bed upon a very high mountain: thou wentest up thither, even thither wentest thou to offer sacrifice.

Behind the [d]doors also and posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another, than me, and wentest up, and didst [e]enlarge thy bed, and make a covenant between thee and them, and lovedst their bed in every place where thou sawest it.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 57:6 Meaning, every place was polluted with their idolatry: or every fair stone that they found, they made an idol of it.
  2. Isaiah 57:6 In the sacrifices which you offering before these idols, thought you did serve God.
  3. Isaiah 57:7 To wit, thine altars in an open place, like an impudent harlot, that careth not for the sight of her husband.
  4. Isaiah 57:8 Instead of setting up the word of God in the open places on the posts and doors to have it in remembrance, Deut. 6:9 and 27:1, thou hast set up signs and marks of thine idolatry in every place.
  5. Isaiah 57:8 That is, didst increase thine idolatry more and more.