Hosea 11 DBY

1 When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.
2 As they called a them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.

References for Hosea 11:2

    • « 11:2 - See ver. 7, i.e. the prophets called.
      3 And I it was that taught Ephraim to walk, -- He took them upon his arms, -- but they knew not that I healed them.
      4 I drew them with bands of a man, with cords of love; and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I gently caused them to eat.
      5 He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king; for they refused to return [to me];
      6 and the sword shall turn about in his cities, and shall consume his bars, b and devour [them], because of their own counsels.

      References for Hosea 11:6

        • ¬ 11:6 - Or 'branches.'
          7 Yea, my people are bent upon backsliding from me: though they call them to the Most High, none at all exalteth [him].
          8 How shall I give thee over, c Ephraim? [how] shall I deliver thee up, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? [how] shall I set thee as Zeboim? My heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.

          References for Hosea 11:8

            • ­ 11:8 - Or 'What shall I do with thee?'
              9 I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not again destroy Ephraim; for I am God, and not man, -- the Holy One in the midst of thee: and I will not come in anger. d

              References for Hosea 11:9

                • ® 11:9 - Some translate 'come into the city.'
                  10 They shall walk after Jehovah; he shall roar like a lion; when he shall roar, then the children shall hasten from the west: e

                  References for Hosea 11:10

                    • ° 11:10 - Or 'the sea.'
                      11 they shall hasten f as a bird out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria; and I will cause them to dwell in their houses, saith Jehovah.

                      References for Hosea 11:11

                        • ¯ 11:11 - Or 'come trembling.'
                          12 Ephraim encompasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah yet walketh with God, and with the holy things of truth. g

                          References for Hosea 11:12

                            • ± 11:12 - According to others, 'And Judah is yet unsteadfast as regards God and the true Holy One.'