He daily increaseth lies and cdesolation;
And dthey do make a covenant with the Assyrians,
2 gThe Lord hath also a controversy with Judah,
3 jHe took his brother by the heel in the womb,
4 kYea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed:
lHe wept, and made supplication unto him:
mHe found him in Beth-el, and there he spake with us;
5 Even the Lord God of hosts; nthe Lord is his memorial.
6 Therefore oturn thou to thy God:
pKeep mercy and judgment,
And qwait on thy God continually.
He loveth to ||oppress.
8 And Ephraim said, Yet sI am become rich, I have found me out substance:
9 And wI that am the Lord thy God from the land of Egypt
And used similitudes, †by the ministry of the prophets.
11 aIs there iniquity in Gilead? surely they are vanity:
They sacrifice bullocks bin Gilgal;
12 And eJacob fled into the country of Syria,
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