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Hosea 5 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "Listen to this, you Kohanim! Listen, house of Yisra'el, And give ear, house of the king! For the judgment is against you; For you have been a snare at Mitzpah, And a net spread on Tavor. 1 "Hear this, you priests! Pay attention, you Israelites! Listen, O royal house! This judgment is against you: You have been a snare at Mizpah, a net spread out on Tabor.
2 The rebels are deep in slaughter; But I discipline all of them. 2 The rebels are deep in slaughter. I will discipline all of them.
3 I know Efrayim, And Yisra'el is not hidden from me; For now, Efrayim, you have played the prostitute. Yisra'el is defiled. 3 I know all about Ephraim; Israel is not hidden from me. Ephraim, you have now turned to prostitution; Israel is corrupt.
4 Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; For the spirit of prostitution is within them, And they don't know the LORD. 4 "Their deeds do not permit them to return to their God. A spirit of prostitution is in their heart; they do not acknowledge the LORD.
5 The pride of Yisra'el testifies to his face. Therefore Yisra'el and Efrayim will stumble in their iniquity. Yehudah also will stumble with them. 5 Israel's arrogance testifies against them; the Israelites, even Ephraim, stumble in their sin; Judah also stumbles with them.
6 They will go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the LORD; But they won't find him. He has withdrawn himself from them. 6 When they go with their flocks and herds to seek the LORD, they will not find him; he has withdrawn himself from them.
7 They are unfaithful to the LORD; For they have borne illegitimate children. Now the new moon will devour them with their fields. 7 They are unfaithful to the LORD; they give birth to illegitimate children. Now their New Moon festivals will devour them and their fields.
8 "Blow the cornet in Gevah, And the shofar in Ramah! Sound a battle cry at Beit-Aven, behind you, Binyamin! 8 "Sound the trumpet in Gibeah, the horn in Ramah. Raise the battle cry in Beth Aven; lead on, O Benjamin.
9 Efrayim will become a desolation in the day of rebuke. Among the tribes of Yisra'el, I have made known that which will surely be. 9 Ephraim will be laid waste on the day of reckoning. Among the tribes of Israel I proclaim what is certain.
10 The princes of Yehudah are like those who remove a landmark. I will pour out my wrath on them like water. 10 Judah's leaders are like those who move boundary stones. I will pour out my wrath on them like a flood of water.
11 Efrayim is oppressed, He is crushed in judgment; Because he is intent in his pursuit of idols. 11 Ephraim is oppressed, trampled in judgment, intent on pursuing idols.
12 Therefore I am to Efrayim like a moth, And to the house of Yehudah like rottenness. 12 I am like a moth to Ephraim, like rot to the people of Judah.
13 When Efrayim saw his sickness, And Yehudah his wound, Then Efrayim went to Ashshur, And sent to king Yarev: But he is not able to heal you, Neither will he cure you of your wound. 13 "When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his sores, then Ephraim turned to Assyria, and sent to the great king for help. But he is not able to cure you, not able to heal your sores.
14 For I will be to Efrayim like a lion, And like a young lion to the house of Yehudah. I myself will tear in pieces and go away. I will carry off, and there will be no one to deliver. 14 For I will be like a lion to Ephraim, like a great lion to Judah. I will tear them to pieces and go away; I will carry them off, with no one to rescue them.
15 I will go and return to my place, until they acknowledge their offense, And seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly." 15 Then I will go back to my place until they admit their guilt. And they will seek my face; in their misery they will earnestly seek me."