Hosea 8

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The Book of Hosea

Chapter 9


Rejoice4 not, O Israel, for joy, as [other] people: for thou hast gone a whoring1 from thy God, thou hast loved1 a reward upon every cornfloor. 1715


The floor and the winepress shall not feed4 them, and the new wine shall fail17 in her.


They shall not dwell4 in the LORD'S land; but Ephraim shall return1 to Egypt, and they shall eat4 unclean [things] in Assyria.


They shall not offer4 wine [offerings] to the LORD, neither shall they be pleasing4 unto him: their sacrifices [shall be] unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat6 thereof shall be polluted:101 for their bread for their soul shall not come4 into the house of the LORD.


What will ye do4 in the solemn day, and in the day of the feast of the LORD?


For, lo, they are gone1 because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up,17 Memphis shall bury17 them: the pleasant [places] for their silver, nettles shall possess4 them: thorns [shall be] in their tabernacles.


The days of visitation are come,1 the days of recompence are come;1 Israel shall know4 [it]: the prophet [is] a fool, the spiritual man [is] mad,30 for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred.


The watchman6 of Ephraim [was] with my God: [but] the prophet [is] a snare of a fowler in all his ways, [and] hatred in the house of his God.


They have deeply52 corrupted14 [themselves], as in the days of Gibeah: [therefore] he will remember4 their iniquity, he will visit4 their sins.


I found1 Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw1 your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: [but] they went1 to Baalpeor, and separated11 themselves unto [that] shame; and [their] abominations were according as they loved.2


[As for] Ephraim, their glory shall fly away113 like a bird, from the birth,2 and from the womb, and from the conception.


Though they bring up17 their children, yet will I bereave14 them, [that there shall] not [be] a man [left]: yea, woe also to them when I depart2 from them!


Ephraim, as I saw1 Tyrus, [is] planted7 in a pleasant place: but Ephraim shall bring forth53 his children to the murderer.6


Give3 them, O LORD: what wilt thou give?4 give3 them a miscarrying56 womb and dry6 breasts.


All their wickedness [is] in Gilgal: for there I hated1 them: for the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out17 of mine house, I will love them no more:55 all their princes [are] revolters.6


Ephraim is smitten,90 their root is dried up,1 they shall bear4 no fruit: yea, though they bring forth,4 yet will I slay52 [even] the beloved [fruit] of their womb.


My God will cast them away,4 because they did not hearken1 unto him: and they shall be wanderers6 among the nations.

Hosea 10





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