Say to Him, “aTake away all iniquity
And 1receive us graciously,
We will anot ride on horses;
Nor will we say again, ‘bOur god,’
To the cwork of our hands;
4 I will aheal their apostasy,
I will blove them freely,
For My anger has cturned away from them.
5 I will be like the adew to Israel;
He will blossom like the blily,
6 His shoots will 1sprout,
And his fragrance like the cedars of bLebanon.
7 Those who alive in his shadow
And they will blossom like the vine.
His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.
8 O Ephraim, what more have I to do with aidols?
It is I who answer and look after 1you.
I am like a luxuriant bcypress;
From cMe comes your fruit.
9 aWhoever is wise, let him understand these things;
Whoever is discerning, let him know them.
For the bways of the Lord are right,
And the crighteous will walk in them,
But dtransgressors will stumble in them.
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