16 They turn, not to the Most High, like a slack bow; their officials will fall by the sword because of the anger of their tongue. This [is] their scorn in the land of Egypt.
References for Hosea 7:16
    • p 7:16 - Hebrew uncertain; the NRSV translates "to that which does not profit"; the NASB translates "but not upward"
    • q 7:16 - The NRSV translates "So much for their babbling"