20 “For long ago [a](A)I broke your yoke
And tore off your bonds;
But you said, ‘I will not serve!’
For on every (B)high hill
And under every green tree
You have lain down as a harlot.

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  1. Jeremiah 2:20 Or you

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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26 You also played the harlot with the Egyptians, your [a]lustful neighbors, and multiplied your harlotry to (A)make Me angry.

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  1. Ezekiel 16:26 Lit great of flesh

26 You engaged in prostitution(A) with the Egyptians,(B) your neighbors with large genitals, and aroused my anger(C) with your increasing promiscuity.(D)

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28 Moreover, you played the harlot with the (A)Assyrians because you were not satisfied; you played the harlot with them and still were not satisfied. 29 You also multiplied your harlotry with the land of merchants, Chaldea, yet even with this you were not satisfied.”’”

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28 You engaged in prostitution with the Assyrians(A) too, because you were insatiable; and even after that, you still were not satisfied.(B) 29 Then you increased your promiscuity to include Babylonia,[a](C) a land of merchants, but even with this you were not satisfied.(D)

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  1. Ezekiel 16:29 Or Chaldea

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