Hosea 8:1-7 NIV

Israel to Reap the Whirlwind

1 “Put the trumpet to your lips! An eagle is over the house of the LORDbecause the people have broken my covenant and rebelled against my law.

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2 Israel cries out to me, ‘Our God, we acknowledge you!’
3 But Israel has rejected what is good; an enemy will pursue him.

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4 They set up kings without my consent; they choose princes without my approval. With their silver and gold they make idols for themselves to their own destruction.

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5 Samaria, throw out your calf-idol! My anger burns against them. How long will they be incapable of purity?

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6 They are from Israel! This calf—a metalworker has made it; it is not God. It will be broken in pieces, that calf of Samaria.

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      7 “They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. The stalk has no head; it will produce no flour. Were it to yield grain, foreigners would swallow it up.

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