The LORD’s Anger Against Israel

1 When Ephraim spoke, people trembled; he was exalted in Israel. But he became guilty of Baal worship and died.

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2 Now they sin more and more; they make idols for themselves from their silver, cleverly fashioned images, all of them the work of craftsmen. It is said of these people, “They offer human sacrifices! They kissa calf-idols!”

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    •  13:2 - Or "“Men who sacrifice" / "kiss"
      3 Therefore they will be like the morning mist, like the early dew that disappears, like chaff swirling from a threshing floor, like smoke escaping through a window.

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      4 “But I have been the LORD your God ever since you came out of Egypt. You shall acknowledge no God but me, no Savior except me.

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      5 I cared for you in the wilderness, in the land of burning heat.

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      6 When I fed them, they were satisfied; when they were satisfied, they became proud; then they forgot me.

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      7 So I will be like a lion to them, like a leopard I will lurk by the path.

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      8 Like a bear robbed of her cubs, I will attack them and rip them open; like a lion I will devour them— a wild animal will tear them apart.

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      9 “You are destroyed, Israel, because you are against me, against your helper.

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