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They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return unto her again? shall not that land be greatly polluted? but thou hast played the harlot with many lovers; yet return again to me, saith the LORD.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

3:1 return unto her again. The law had stipulated that a man who had divorced his wife for “uncleanness in her” (Deuteronomy 24:1,4) could not remarry her if she had then been married to another man in the meantime. Yet Jehovah was willing to take Israel and Judah back if they would repent (Jeremiah 3:14).

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