Hosea 11:1-4 NLT

1 "When Israel was a child, I loved him as a son, and I called my son out of Egypt.
2 But the more I a called to him, the more he rebelled, offering sacrifices to the images of Baal and burning incense to idols.

References for Hosea 11:2

    •  11:2 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads <I>they.</I>
      3 It was I who taught Israel b how to walk, leading him along by the hand. But he doesn't know or even care that it was I who took care of him.

      References for Hosea 11:3

        • ‚ 11:3 - Hebrew <I>Ephraim,</I> referring to the northern kingdom of Israel; also in 11:8, 9, 12.
          4 I led Israel along with my ropes of kindness and love. I lifted the yoke from his neck, and I myself stooped to feed him.