New American Standard Bible
"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.
King James Bible
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.
Darby Bible Translation
I have indeed heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus: Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised as a bullock not trained: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.
World English Bible
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself [thus], You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a calf unaccustomed [to the yoke]: turn me, and I shall be turned; for you are Yahweh my God.
Young's Literal Translation
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself, 'Thou hast chastised me, And I am chastised, as a heifer not taught, Turn me back, and I turn back, For thou art Jehovah my God.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke - literally, like an untaught calf. Compare the Hosea 10:11 note. Ephraim, like an untrained steer, had resisted Yahweh's will.
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"For you first, God raised up His Servant and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways."
"On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud,
"Behold, how happy is the man whom God reproves, So do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
O God, restore us And cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved.
O God of hosts, restore us And cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved.
Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law;
The LORD has disciplined me severely, But He has not given me over to death.
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