Hosea 11:1-6 NAS

God Yearns over His People

1 When Israel was a youth I loved him, And 1out of Egypt I 2called My son.

References for Hosea 11:1

2 The more a3they called them, The more they went from bthem; They kept 4sacrificing to the Baals And 5burning incense to idols.

References for Hosea 11:2

    • É 11:2 - I.e. God's prophets
    • Ê 11:2 - I.e. God's prophets
      3 Yet it is I who taught Ephraim to walk, cI 6took them in My arms; But they did not know that I 7healed them.

      References for Hosea 11:3

        • Ë 11:3 - So ancient versions; Heb "He...His"
          4 I 8led them with cords of a man, with bonds of love, And 9I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws; And I bent down and 10fed them.

          References for Hosea 11:4

          5 dThey will not return to the land of Egypt; But Assyria -he will be etheir king Because they 11refused to return to Me.

          References for Hosea 11:5

            • Ì 11:5 - Lit "He"
            • Í 11:5 - Lit "his"
              6 The 12sword will whirl against ftheir cities, And will demolish gtheir gate bars And 13consume them because of their 14counsels.

              References for Hosea 11:6

                • Î 11:6 - Lit "his"
                • Ï 11:6 - Lit "his"