Hosea 7:7-16 NRS

7 All of them are hot as an oven, and they devour their rulers. All their kings have fallen; none of them calls upon me.
8 Ephraim mixes himself with the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.
9 Foreigners devour his strength, but he does not know it; gray hairs are sprinkled upon him, but he does not know it.
10 Israel's pride testifies against a him; yet they do not return to the Lord their God, or seek him, for all this.

References for Hosea 7:10

    • ƒ 7:10 - Or [humbles]
      11 Ephraim has become like a dove, silly and without sense; they call upon Egypt, they go to Assyria.
      12 As they go, I will cast my net over them; I will bring them down like birds of the air; I will discipline them according to the report made to their assembly. b

      References for Hosea 7:12

        • „ 7:12 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
          13 Woe to them, for they have strayed from me! Destruction to them, for they have rebelled against me! I would redeem them, but they speak lies against me.
          14 They do not cry to me from the heart, but they wail upon their beds; they gash themselves for grain and wine; they rebel against me.
          15 It was I who trained and strengthened their arms, yet they plot evil against me.
          16 They turn to that which does not profit; c they have become like a defective bow; their officials shall fall by the sword because of the rage of their tongue. So much for their babbling in the land of Egypt.

          References for Hosea 7:16

            • … 7:16 - Cn: Meaning of Heb uncertain