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Hosea 9 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Ephraim Punished

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:1 - Do not rejoice, Israel, [fn]with jubilation like the [fn]nations!
For you have been unfaithful, [fn]abandoning your God.
You have loved the earnings of unfaithfulness on [fn]every threshing floor.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:2 - Threshing floor and wine press will not feed them,
And the new wine will fail [fn]them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:3 - They will not remain in the LORD’S land,
But Ephraim will return to Egypt,
And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:4 - They will not pour out drink offerings of wine to the LORD,
Nor will [fn]their sacrifices please Him.
Their bread will be to them like [fn]mourners’ bread;
All who eat it will be defiled,
Because their bread will be for [fn]themselves alone;
It will not enter the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:5 - What will you do on the day of the appointed festival
And on the day of the feast of the LORD?
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For behold, they will be gone because of destruction;
Egypt will gather them together, Memphis will bury them.
Weeds will take possession of their treasures of silver;
Thorns will be in their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:7 - The days of punishment have come,
The days of retribution have come;
[fn]Let Israel know this!
The prophet is a fool,
The [fn]inspired person is insane,
Because of the grossness of your wrongdoing,
And because your [fn]hostility is so great.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:8 - Ephraim was a watchman with my God, a prophet;
Yet the snare of a bird catcher is in all his ways,
And there is only [fn]hostility in the house of his God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:9 - They are deeply depraved
As in the days of Gibeah;
He will remember their guilt,
He will punish their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:10 - I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness;
I saw your forefathers as the earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season.
But they came to Baal-peor and devoted themselves to [fn]shame,
And they became as detestable as that which they loved.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:11 - As for Ephraim, their glory will fly away like a bird—
No birth, no pregnancy, and no conception!
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:12 - Though they bring up their children,
Yet I will bereave them of their children [fn]until not a person is left.
Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:13 - Ephraim, as I have seen,
Is planted in a pasture like Tyre;
But Ephraim is going to bring out his children for slaughter.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:14 - Give to them, LORD—what will You give?
Give them a miscarrying womb and dried-up breasts.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:15 - All their evil is at Gilgal;
Indeed, I came to hate them there!
Because of the wickedness of their deeds
I will drive them out of My house!
I will no longer love them;
All their leaders are rebels.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:16 - Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up,
They will produce no fruit.
Even though they give birth to children,
I will put to death the precious ones of their womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:17 - My God will reject them
Because they have not listened to Him;
And they will be wanderers among the nations.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit to
Lit peoples
Lit away from your God
Lit all threshing floors of grain
Lit her
Or they offer to Him their
Lit bread of mourning
Lit their soul
Or Israel will know this
Lit man of the spirit
Or persecution
Or persecution
I.e., Baal
Lit without a person

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