Jeremiah insults people by calling them "harlots" who have sex on every hill and
under every tree. 2:20
God compares Jerusalem's sinful ways to a promiscuous woman, or a wild donkey in heat. 2:24
"Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire?" This is meant to be a
rhetorical question with an obvious answer: Of course not; women think only about their clothes. 2:32
A divorced woman is "polluted" when she remarries. The man, of course, remains perfectly
clean through it all, even though he was the one who "put her away" in the first place. 3:1
"See where thou hast not been lien with. In the ways hast thou sat for them ... and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms."
"Thou hadst a whore's forehead."
Jeremiah loves to insult people. His favorite insult is to call someone a whore. 3:3
"She is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot." 3:6
Judah commits adultery with "stocks and stones." 3:9
"Thou ... hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree." 3:13
"As a wife treacherously departeth from her husband...."
If a woman leaves her husband, she is "treacherous," but a man is blameless when he "puts her away" for no
God will punish the men by taking away their property, including their wives, and giving it to others.
To punish the men, God will "give their wives to others." 8:10
"For the greatness of thine iniquity are thy skirts discovered, and thy heels made bare." 13:22
God plans to expose Jerusalem's private parts to the world by
lifting her skirt over her head, so to speak. He's seen her commit whoredoms and abominations and
whatnot on the hills, and he's getting darned sick of it! 13:26-27
"The virgin of Israel hath done a very horrible thing." (She fucked another god.) 18:13