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Hosea 5 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:1 -

Hear this, priests!

Pay attention, house of Israel!

Listen, royal house!

For the judgment applies to you

because you have been a snare at Mizpah

and a net spread out on Tabor.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:2 -

Rebels are deeply involved in slaughter;

I will be a punishment for all of them.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:3 -

I know Ephraim,

and Israel is not hidden from me.

For now, Ephraim,

you have acted promiscuously;

Israel is defiled.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:4 -

Their actions do not allow them

to return to their God,

for a spirit of promiscuity is among them,

and they do not know the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:5 -

Israel’s arrogance testifies against them.[fn]

Both Israel and Ephraim stumble

because of their iniquity;

even Judah will stumble with them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:6 -

They go with their flocks and herds

to seek the LORD

but do not find him;

he has withdrawn from them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:7 -

They betrayed the LORD;

indeed, they gave birth to illegitimate children.

Now the New Moon will devour them

along with their fields.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:8 -

Blow the horn in Gibeah,

the trumpet in Ramah;

raise the war cry in Beth-aven:

Look behind you,[fn] Benjamin!

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:9 -

Ephraim will become a desolation

on the day of punishment;

I announce what is certain

among the tribes of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:10 -

The princes of Judah are like those

who move boundary markers;

I will pour out my fury on them like water.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:11 -

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment,

for he is determined to follow what is worthless.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:12 -

So I am like rot to Ephraim

and like decay to the house of Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:13 -

When Ephraim saw his sickness

and Judah his wound,

Ephraim went to Assyria

and sent a delegation to the great king.[fn]

But he cannot cure you or heal your wound.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:14 -

For I am like a lion to Ephraim

and like a young lion to the house of Judah.

Yes, I will tear them to pieces and depart.

I will carry them off,

and no one can rescue them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 5:15 -

I will depart and return to my place

until they recognize their guilt and seek my face;

they will search for me in their distress.

CSB Footnotes
Hb obscure
Lit against his face
Or We will follow you
Or follow a command ; Hb obscure
Or to King Yareb
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