Hosea 11
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1“Because Israel [is] a youth, and I love him, "" Out of Egypt I have called for My Son.

2They have called to them correctly, "" They have gone from before them, "" They sacrifice to lords, "" And make incense to carved images.

3And I have caused Ephraim to go on foot, "" Taking them by their arms, "" And they have not known that I strengthened them.

4I draw them with cords of man, "" With thick cords of love, "" And I am to them as a raiser up of a yoke on their jaws, "" And I incline to him—I feed [him].

5He does not return to the land of Egypt, "" And Asshur—he [is] his king, "" For they have refused to return.

6The sword has been grievous in his cities, "" And it has ended his bars, and consumed—from their own counsels.

7And My people are hanging in suspense about My returning, "" And to the Most High they call, "" Together they do not exalt.

8How do I give you up, O Ephraim? Do I deliver you up, O Israel? How do I make you as Admah? Do I set you as Zeboim? My heart is turned in Me, "" My sympathy has been kindled together.

9I do not do the fierceness of My anger, "" I do not turn back to destroy Ephraim, "" For I [am] God, and not a man—The Holy One in your midst, and I do not enter in enmity.

10They go after YHWH—He roars as a lion, "" When He roars, then the sons from the west tremble.

11They tremble as a sparrow out of Egypt, "" And as a dove out of the land of Asshur, "" And I have caused them to dwell in their own houses,” "" A declaration of YHWH.

12“Ephraim has surrounded Me with feigning, "" And the house of Israel with deceit. And Judah is again ruling with God, "" And [is] faithful with the Holy Ones!”

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Hosea 10
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