Hosea 9 NAS

Ephraim Punished

1 1Do not rejoice, O Israel, awith exultation like the bnations! For you have 2played the harlot, cforsaking * your God. You have loved harlots' earnings on devery threshing floor.

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    • ¯ 9:1 - Lit "to"
    • ° 9:1 - Lit "peoples"
    • ± 9:1 - Lit "away from your God"
    • ² 9:1 - Lit "all threshing floors of grain"
      2 Threshing floor and wine press will 3not feed them, And the new wine will fail ethem.

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        • ³ 9:2 - Lit "her"
          3 They will not remain in 4the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to 5Egypt, And in 6Assyria they will eat 7unclean food.

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          4 They will not pour out drink offerings of 8wine to the LORD, 9Their sacrifices will not please Him. Their bread will fbe like gmourners' bread; All who eat of it will be 10defiled, For their bread will be for hthemselves alone; It will not enter the house of the LORD.

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            • ´ 9:4 - Lit be "to them"
            • µ 9:4 - Or "bread of misfortune"
            • 9:4 - Lit "their appetite"
              5 11What will you do on the day of the appointed festival And on the day of the 12feast of the LORD?

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              6 For behold, they will go because of destruction; Egypt will gather them up, 13Memphis will bury them. Weeds will take over their treasures of silver; 14Thorns will be in their tents.

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              7 The days of 15punishment have come, The days of 16retribution have come; iLet Israel know this! The prophet is a 17fool, The jinspired man is 18demented, Because of the grossness of your 19iniquity, And because your hostility is so great.

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                • · 9:7 - Or "Israel will know it"
                • ¸ 9:7 - Lit "man of the spirit"
                  8 Ephraim was a watchman with my God, a prophet; Yet the snare of a bird catcher is in all his ways, And there is only hostility in the house of his God.
                  9 They have gone 20deep kin depravity As in the days of 21Gibeah; He will 22remember their iniquity, He will punish their sins.

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                    • ¹ 9:9 - Lit "they have corrupted"
                      10 I found Israel like 23grapes in the wilderness; I saw your forefathers as the 24earliest fruit on the fig tree in its first season. But they came to 25Baal-peor and devoted themselves to l26shame, And they became as 27detestable as that which they loved.

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                      11 As for Ephraim, their 28glory will fly away like a bird - No birth, no pregnancy and no conception!

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                      12 Though * they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them muntil not a man is left. Yes, 29woe to them indeed when I depart from them!

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                        • » 9:12 - Lit "without a man"
                          13 Ephraim, as I have seen, Is planted in a pleasant meadow like 30Tyre; But Ephraim will bring out his children for slaughter.

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                          14 Give them, O LORD -what will You give? Give them a 31miscarrying womb and dry breasts.

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                          15 All their evil is at 32Gilgal; Indeed, I came to hate them there! Because of the 33wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of My house! I will love them no more; All their princes are 34rebels.

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                          16 35Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up, They will bear 36no fruit. Even though they bear children, I will slay the 37precious ones of their womb.

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                          17 My God will cast them away Because they have 38not listened to Him; And they will be 39wanderers among the nations.

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