Hosea 14
Brenton's Septuagint Translation Par ▾ 

A Call to Repentance

1(14:2) Return, O Israel, to the Lord thy God; for the people have fallen through thine iniquities.

2(14:3) Take with you words, and turn to the Lord your God: speak to him, that ye may not receive the reward of unrighteousness, but that ye may receive good things: and we will render in return the fruit of our lips.

3(14:4) Assur shall never save us; we will not mount on horseback; we will no longer say to the works of our hands, Our gods. He who is in thee shall pity the orphan.

A Promise of God’s Blessing

4(14:5) I will restore their dwellings, I will love them truly: for he has turned away my wrath from him.

5(14:6) I will be as dew to Israel: he shall bloom as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Libanus.

6(14:7) His branches shall spread, and he shall be as a fruitful olive, and his smell shall be as the smell of Libanus.

7(14:8) They shall return, and dwell under his shadow: they shall live and be satisfied with corn, and he shall flower as a vine: his memorial shall be to Ephraim as the wine of Libanus.

8(14:9) What has he to do any more with idols? I have afflicted him, and I will strengthen him: I am as a leafy juniper tree. From me is thy fruit found.

9(14:10) Who is wise, and will understand these things? or prudent, and will know them? for the ways of the Lord are straight, and the righteous shall walk in them: but the ungodly shall fall therein.

The English translation of The Septuagint by Sir Lancelot Charles Lee Brenton (1851)

Section Headings Courtesy Berean Bible

Hosea 13
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