Hosea 12:1 NLT

1 The people of Israel feed on the wind; they chase after the east wind all day long. They pile up lies and violence; they are making an alliance with Assyria while sending olive oil to buy support from Egypt.

References for Hosea 12:1

    • a 12:1 - Verses 12:1-14 are numbered 12:2-15 in Hebrew text.
    • b 12:1 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel; also in 12:8, 14 .

      Study tools for Hosea 12:1

      • a 12:1 - Verses 12:1-14 are numbered 12:2-15 in Hebrew text.
      • b 12:1 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel; also in 12:8, 14 .
      • c 12:2 - Jacob sounds like the Hebrew word for “deceiver.”
      • d 12:4 - As in Greek and Syriac versions; Hebrew reads to us.
      • e 12:9 - Hebrew as in the days of your appointed feast.
      • f 12:12 - Hebrew Israel. See note on 10:11b .
      • g 12:13 - Hebrew brought Israel. See note on 10:11b .