whenever I would heal Israel, the sins of Ephraim are exposed and the crimes of Samaria revealed.1 They practice deceit,2 thieves break into houses,3 bandits rob in the streets;4
but they do not realize that I remember5 all their evil deeds.6 Their sins engulf them;7 they are always before me.
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