Bible VersionsNIVHosea 9:3; Hosea 9:6; Hosea 9:17
Hosea 9:3; Hosea 9:6; Hosea 9:17 (New International Version)
They will not remain in the LORD's land; Ephraim will return to Egypt and eat unclean food in Assyria.
Even if they escape from destruction, Egypt will gather them, and Memphis will bury them. Their treasures of silver will be taken over by briers, and thorns will overrun their tents.
My God will reject them because they have not obeyed him; they will be wanderers among the nations.
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