A.(8) And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce;
B. yet her treacherous sister Judah feared not, but went and played the harlot also.
C.(9) And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks.
B’.(10) And yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly, saith the LORD.
A’.(11) And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous Judah.