Parallel Bible results for Hosea 11:1-4

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Hosea 11:1-4

NRS 1 When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. NIV 1 "When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. NRS 2 The more I called them, the more they went from me; they kept sacrificing to the Baals, and offering incense to idols. NIV 2 But the more I called Israel, the further they went from me. They sacrificed to the Baals and they burned incense to images. NRS 3 Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk, I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I healed them. NIV 3 It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them. NRS 4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with bands of love. I was to them like those who lift infants to their cheeks. I bent down to them and fed them. NIV 4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love; I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down to feed them.