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Hosea 6 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Israel Chastised

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“Come, let us return to Yahweh.

For He has torn us, but He will heal us;

He has struck us, but He will bandage us.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 6:2 -

“He will make us alive after two days;

He will raise us up on the third day,

That we may live before Him.

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“So let us know, let us pursue to know Yahweh.

His going forth is established as the dawn;

And He will come to us like the rain,

Like the [fn]late rain watering the earth.”

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What shall I do with you, O Ephraim?

What shall I do with you, O Judah?

For your lovingkindness is like a morning cloud

And like the dew which goes away early.

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Therefore I have hewn them in pieces by the prophets;

I have killed them by the words of My mouth;

And the judgments on you are like the light that goes forth.

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For I delight in lovingkindness rather than sacrifice,

And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

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But like [fn]Adam they have trespassed against the covenant;

There they have dealt treacherously against Me.

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Gilead is a city of workers of iniquity,

With a track of blood.

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And as raiders wait for a man,

So a band of priests murder on the way to Shechem;

Surely they have committed lewdness.

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In the house of Israel I have seen an appalling thing;

Ephraim’s harlotry is there; Israel has defiled itself.

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Also, O Judah, there is a harvest set for you

When I restore the fortunes of My people,

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