Hosea 10:5-6 NLT

5 The people of Samaria tremble in fear for their calf idol at Beth-aven,a and they mourn for it. Though its priests rejoice over it, its glory will be stripped away.b

References for Hosea 10:5

    • 10:5 - Beth-aven means “house of wickedness”; it is being used as another name for Bethel, which means “house of God.”
    • 10:5 - Or will be taken away into exile.
      6 This idol will be carted away to Assyria, a gift to the great king there. Ephraim will be ridiculed and Israel will be shamed, because its people have trusted in this idol.