Because they have (A)forsaken Me and have (B)made this an alien place and have burned [a]sacrifices in it to (C)other gods, that neither they nor their forefathers nor the kings of Judah had ever known, and because they have filled this place with the (D)blood of the innocent and have built the (E)high places of Baal to burn their (F)sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My [b]mind; therefore, behold, (G)days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when this place will no longer be called (H)Topheth or (I)the valley of Ben-hinnom, but rather the valley of Slaughter.

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  1. Jeremiah 19:4 Or incense
  2. Jeremiah 19:5 Lit heart