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Hosea 12 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Ephraim feeds on the wind
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they multiply falsehood and violence;
they make a covenant with Assyria,
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The LORD has an indictment against Judah
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In the womb he took his brother by the heel,
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He strove with the angel and prevailed;
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the LORD, the God of hosts,
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A merchant, in whose hands are false balances,
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Ephraim has said, “Ah, but I am rich;
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I am the LORD your God
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Jacob fled to the land of Aram;
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Ephraim has given bitter provocation;
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