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Hosea 8 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:1 - Set the trumpet to your lips, for a vulture is over the house of the LORD, because they have broken my covenant, and transgressed my law.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:2 - To me they cry, My God, we Israel know thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:3 - Israel has spurned the good; the enemy shall pursue him.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:4 - They made kings, but not through me. They set up princes, but without my knowledge. With their silver and gold they made idols for their own destruction.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:5 - I have spurned your calf, O Sama'ria. My anger burns against them. How long will it be till they are pure

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:6 - in Israel? A workman made it; it is not God. The calf of Sama'ria shall be broken to pieces.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:7 - For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. The standing grain has no heads, it shall yield no meal; if it were to yield, aliens would devour it.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:8 - Israel is swallowed up; already they are among the nations as a useless vessel.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:9 - For they have gone up to Assyria, a wild ass wandering alone; E'phraim has hired lovers.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:10 - Though they hire allies among the nations, I will soon gather them up. And they shall cease for a little while from anointing king and princes.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:11 - Because E'phraim has multiplied altars for sinning, they have become to him altars for sinning.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:12 - Were I to write for him my laws by ten thousands, they would be regarded as a strange thing.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:13 - They love sacrifice; they sacrifice flesh and eat it; but the LORD has no delight in them. Now he will remember their iniquity, and punish their sins; they shall return to Egypt.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 8:14 - For Israel has forgotten his Maker, and built palaces; and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour his strongholds.
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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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