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Hosea 11 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:1 - When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:2 - The more I called them, the more they went from me; they kept sacrificing to the Ba'als, and burning incense to idols.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:3 - Yet it was I who taught E'phraim to walk, I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I healed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:4 - I led them with cords of compassion, with the bands of love, and I became to them as one, who eases the yoke on their jaws, and I bent down to them and fed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:5 - They shall return to the land of Egypt, and Assyria shall be their king, because they have refused to return to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:6 - The sword shall rage against their cities, consume the bars of their gates, and devour them in their fortresses.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:7 - My people are bent on turning away from me; so they are appointed to the yoke, and none shall remove it.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:8 - How can I give you up, O E'phraim! How can I hand you over, O Israel! How can I make you like Admah! How can I treat you like Zeboi'im! My heart recoils within me, my compassion grows warm and tender.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:9 - I will not execute my fierce anger, I will not again destroy E'phraim; for I am God and not man, the Holy One in your midst, and I will not come to destroy.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:10 - They shall go after the LORD, he will roar like a lion; yea, he will roar, and his sons shall come trembling from the west;

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:11 - they shall come trembling like birds from Egypt, and like doves from the land of Assyria; and I will return them to their homes, says the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 11:12 - E'phraim has encompassed me with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah is still known by God, and is faithful to the Holy One.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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