Hosea 8:1-10 NRS

1 Set the trumpet to your lips! One like a vulture a is over the house of the Lord, because they have broken my covenant, and transgressed my law.

References for Hosea 8:1

    • † 8:1 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
      2 Israel cries to me, "My God, we—Israel—know you!"
      3 Israel has spurned the good; the enemy shall pursue him.
      4 They made kings, but not through me; they set up princes, but without my knowledge. With their silver and gold they made idols for their own destruction.
      5 Your calf is rejected, O Samaria. My anger burns against them. How long will they be incapable of innocence?
      6 For it is from Israel, an artisan made it; it is not God. The calf of Samaria shall be broken to pieces. b

      References for Hosea 8:6

        • ‡ 8:6 - Or [shall go up in flames]
          7 For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. The standing grain has no heads, it shall yield no meal; if it were to yield, foreigners would devour it.
          8 Israel is swallowed up; now they are among the nations as a useless vessel.
          9 For they have gone up to Assyria, a wild ass wandering alone; Ephraim has bargained for lovers.
          10 Though they bargain with the nations, I will now gather them up. They shall soon writhe under the burden of kings and princes.