Hosea 5:5–12

5 The fpride of Israel testifies to his face;

Therefore Israel and Ephraim stumble in their iniquity;

Judah also stumbles with them.

6 “With their flocks and herds

gThey shall go to seek the Lord,

But they will not find Him;

He has withdrawn Himself from them.

7 They have hdealt treacherously with the Lord,

For they have begotten 3pagan children.

Now a New Moon shall devour them and their heritage.

8 “Blow ithe ram’s horn in Gibeah,

The trumpet in Ramah!

jCry aloud at kBeth Aven,

Look behind you, O Benjamin!’

9 Ephraim shall be desolate in the day of rebuke;

Among the tribes of Israel I make known what is sure.

10 “The princes of Judah are like those who lremove a landmark;

I will pour out my wrath on them like water.

11 Ephraim is moppressed and broken in judgment,

Because he willingly walked by nhuman precept.

12 Therefore I will be to Ephraim like a moth,

And to the house of Judah olike rottenness.

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