Hosea 10:11 NLT

11 “Israel is like a trained heifer treading out the grain— an easy job she loves. But I will put a heavy yoke on her tender neck. I will force Judah to pull the plow and Israel to break up the hard ground.

References for Hosea 10:11

    • d 10:11 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel.
    • e 10:11 - Hebrew Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.

      Study tools for Hosea 10:11

      • a 10:5 - Beth-aven means “house of wickedness”; it is being used as another name for Bethel, which means “house of God.”
      • b 10:5 - Or will be taken away into exile.
      • c 10:8 - Aven is a reference to Beth-aven; see 10:5a and the note there.
      • d 10:11 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel.
      • e 10:11 - Hebrew Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.