God Will Bless Judah and Ephraim

1 Ask 1rain from the LORD at the time of the spring rain - The LORD who 2makes the storm clouds; And He will give them 3showers of rain, vegetation in the field to each man.

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2 For the 4teraphim speak iniquity, And the 5diviners see lying visions And tell 6false dreams; They comfort in vain. Therefore * the people wander like 7sheep, They are afflicted, because there is no shepherd.

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    • b 10:2 - Or "futility"
    • c 10:2 - Lit a "lie"
    • d 10:2 - Lit "journey"
      3 "My 8anger is kindled against the shepherds, And I will punish the male goats; For the LORD of hosts has 9visited His flock, the house of Judah, And will make them like His majestic horse in battle.

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      4 "From them will come the 10cornerstone, From them the tent peg, From them the bow of 11battle, From them every ruler, all of them together.

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        • f 10:4 - Lit "him"
        • g 10:4 - Lit "him"
        • h 10:4 - Lit "him"
        • i 10:4 - Lit "him"
        • j 10:4 - Or "oppressor"
          5 "They will be as mighty men, 12Treading down the enemy in the mire of the streets in battle; And they will fight, for the LORD will be with them; And the 13riders on horses will be put to shame.

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          6 "I will 14strengthen the house of Judah, And I will 15save the house of Joseph, And I will 16bring them back, Because I have had 17compassion on them; And they will be as though I had 18not rejected them, For I am the LORD their God and I will 19answer them.

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          7 "Ephraim will be like a mighty man, And their heart will be glad as if from wine; Indeed, their 20children will see it and be glad, Their heart will rejoice in the LORD.

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            • l 10:7 - Or "Let their heart rejoice"
              8 "I will 21whistle for them to gather them together, For I have redeemed them; And they will be as 22numerous as they 23were before.

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              9 "When I scatter them among the peoples, They will 24remember Me in far countries, And they with their children will live and come back.

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              10 "I will 25bring them back from the land of Egypt And gather them from Assyria; And I will bring them into the land of 26Gilead and Lebanon Until 27no room can be found for them.

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              11 "And they will pass through the 28sea of distress And He will strike the waves in the sea, So that all the depths of the 29Nile will dry up; And the pride of 30Assyria will be brought down And the scepter of 31Egypt will depart.

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              12 "And I will 32strengthen them in the LORD, And in His name 33they will walk," declares the LORD.

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