Hosea 9:12-17 NRS

12 Even if they bring up children, I will bereave them until no one is left. Woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
13 Once I saw Ephraim as a young palm planted in a lovely meadow, a but now Ephraim must lead out his children for slaughter.

References for Hosea 9:13

    • Œ 9:13 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
      14 Give them, O Lord— what will you give? Give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.
      15 Every evil of theirs began at Gilgal; there I came to hate them. Because of the wickedness of their deeds I will drive them out of my house. I will love them no more; all their officials are rebels.
      16 Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit. Even though they give birth, I will kill the cherished offspring of their womb.
      17 Because they have not listened to him, my God will reject them; they shall become wanderers among the nations.