Hosea 5:1-10 NIV

Judgment Against Israel

1 “Hear this, you priests! Pay attention, you Israelites! Listen, royal house! This judgment is against you: You have been a snare at Mizpah, a net spread out on Tabor.

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2 The rebels are knee-deep in slaughter. I will discipline all of them.

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3 I know all about Ephraim; Israel is not hidden from me. Ephraim, you have now turned to prostitution; Israel is corrupt.

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4 “Their deeds do not permit them to return to their God. A spirit of prostitution is in their heart; they do not acknowledge the LORD.

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5 Israel’s arrogance testifies against them; the Israelites, even Ephraim, stumble in their sin; Judah also stumbles with them.

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6 When they go with their flocks and herds to seek the LORD, they will not find him; he has withdrawn himself from them.

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7 They are unfaithful to the LORD; they give birth to illegitimate children. When they celebrate their New Moon feasts, he will devoura their fields.

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    • q 5:7 - Or "Now their New Moon feasts" / "will devour them and"
      8 “Sound the trumpet in Gibeah, the horn in Ramah. Raise the battle cry in Beth Avenb ; lead on, Benjamin.

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        • r 5:8 - "Beth Aven" means "house of wickedness" (a derogatory name for Bethel, which means "house of God" ).
          9 Ephraim will be laid waste on the day of reckoning. Among the tribes of Israel I proclaim what is certain.

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          10 Judah’s leaders are like those who move boundary stones. I will pour out my wrath on them like a flood of water.

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