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and the house of Israel with deceit;
and Judah is still wandering with God
and is faithful to the Holy One.
12 Ephraim herds the winda
and is pursuing the east wind all day long;
he multiplies deception and violence
and oil is brought to Egypt.
2 Yahweh has a quarreld with Judah
and will punish Jacob according to his ways
and repay him according to his deeds.
and in his manhood he struggled with God.
he pleaded for his mercy.
He met him at Bethel,
and there he spoke with him.e
Yahweh is his renowned name!
keep love and justice,
and wait continually for your God.
7 The trader, in his hand are scales of deceit;f
he loves to oppress.
I gainedg wealth for myself;
in all my toil they have not found guilt in me
that is sin.
sinceh the land of Egypt;
I will make you live in tents again,
like the days of the appointed festival.
I myself multiplied revelationsi
and through the hand of the prophets I will destroy.
surely they will come to nothing.
In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls,
also their altars will be like stone heaps
on furrows of the field.
12 Jacob fled to the open field of Aram,j
and Israel served for a wife,
and for a wife he watched over sheep.
Israel up from Egypt,
and by a prophet
hek was watched over.
and his Lord will ⌊hold him responsible for his crimes⌋l
and pay back to him his insults.
Hosea 11:12–12:14 in the English Bible is 12:1–15 in the Hebrew Bible
Or “Ephraim befriends the wind”
Literally “cuts a covenant with Assyria”
This word in Hebrew conveys a legal setting
Or “false balances”
Or “I found”
Or “the land of Aram”
Literally “will bring down on him his blood”
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