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Hosea 5:3 NLT

3 I know what you are like, O Ephraim. You cannot hide yourself from me, O Israel. You have left me as a prostitute leaves her husband; you are utterly defiled.

Study tools for Hosea 5:3

  • a 5:2 - Hebrew at Shittim. The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
  • b 5:7 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • c 5:8 - Beth-aven means “house of wickedness”; it is being used as another name for Bethel, which means “house of God.”
  • d 5:9 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel; also in 5:11, 12, 13, 14 .
  • e 5:10 - Hebrew like those who move a boundary marker.
  • f 5:11 - Or determined to follow human commands. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.