Hosea 7:13-16 CSB

The Lord's Second Lament

13 Woe to them, for they fled from Me; destruction to them, for they rebelled against Me! Though I want to redeem [them], they speak lies against Me.

References for Hosea 7:13

      14 They do not cry to Me from their hearts; rather, they wail on their beds. They slash themselvesa for grain and wine; they turn away from Me.

      References for Hosea 7:14

        • e 7:14 - Some Hb mss, LXX; other Hb mss read They stay; 1 Kg 18:28
          15 I trained and strengthened their arms, but they plot evil against Me.
          16 They turn, but not to what is above;b they are like a faulty bow. Their leaders will fall by the sword because of the cursing of their tongue. They will be ridiculed for this in the land of Egypt.

          References for Hosea 7:16

            • f 7:16 - Others emend to turn to what is useless