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Hosea 12 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:1 - E'phraim herds the wind, and pursues the east wind all day long; they multiply falsehood and violence; they make a bargain with Assyria, and oil is carried to Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:2 - The LORD has an indictment against Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways, and requite him according to his deeds.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:3 - In the womb he took his brother by the heel, and in his manhood he strove with God.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:4 - He strove with the angel and prevailed, he wept and sought his favor. He met God at Bethel, and there God spoke with him--

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:5 - the LORD the God of hosts, the LORD is his name:

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:6 - "So you, by the help of your God, return, hold fast to love and justice, and wait continually for your God."

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:7 - A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:8 - E'phraim has said, "Ah, but I am rich, I have gained wealth for myself": but all his riches can never offset the guilt he has incurred.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:9 - I am the LORD your God from the land of Egypt; I will again make you dwell in tents, as in the days of the appointed feast.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:10 - I spoke to the prophets; it was I who multiplied visions, and through the prophets gave parables.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:11 - If there is iniquity in Gilead they shall surely come to nought; if in Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, their altars also shall be like stone heaps on the furrows of the field.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:12 - (Jacob fled to the land of Aram, there Israel did service for a wife, and for a wife he herded sheep.)

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:13 - By a prophet the LORD brought Israel up from Egypt, and by a prophet he was preserved.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 12:14 - E'phraim has given bitter provocation; so his LORD will leave his bloodguilt upon him, and will turn back upon him his reproaches.
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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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