Hosea 8:9-14 NIV

9 For they have gone up to Assyria1 like a wild donkey2 wandering alone. Ephraim has sold herself to lovers.3

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10 Although they have sold themselves among the nations, I will now gather them together.4 They will begin to waste away5 under the oppression of the mighty king.

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11 "Though Ephraim built many altars for sin offerings, these have become altars for sinning.6

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12 I wrote for them the many things of my law, but they regarded them as something alien.7

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      13 They offer sacrifices given to me and they eat8 the meat, but the LORD is not pleased with them.9 Now he will remember10 their wickedness and punish their sins:11 They will return to Egypt.12

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      14 Israel has forgotten13 his Maker14 and built palaces; Judah has fortified many towns. But I will send fire upon their cities that will consume their fortresses."15

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