And the Lord rejected all the seed of Israel
The ten tribes, with loathing and contempt, and wrote a "loammi" on them, rejected them from being his people, gave them a bill of divorce, and declared them no more under his care and patronage:
and afflicted them;
as he did before he utterly cast them off, as by famine, drought, and pestilence, ( Amos 4:6-11 )
until he had cast them out of his sight;
by suffering them, as now, to be carried captive by Shalmaneser, ( 2 Kings 17:6 ) .