18 In those days the house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel, and they shall come together out of the land of the [a]North, into the land that I have given for an inheritance unto your fathers.

19 But I said, How did I take thee for children, and give thee a pleasant land, even the glorious heritage of the armies of the heathen, and say, Thou shalt call me, saying, My father, and shall not turn from me?

20 But as a woman rebelleth against her [b]husband: so have ye rebelled against me, O house of Israel, saith the Lord.

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  1. Jeremiah 3:18 Where they are now in captivity.
  2. Jeremiah 3:20 The Hebrew word signifieth a friend or companion, and here may be taken for a husband, as it is used also, Hos. 3:1.

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