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Hosea 12

NIV 1 Ephraim feeds on the wind; he pursues the east wind all day and multiplies lies and violence. He makes a treaty with Assyria and sends olive oil to Egypt. NIV 1 Ephraim feeds on the wind; he pursues the east wind all day and multiplies lies and violence. He makes a treaty with Assyria and sends olive oil to Egypt. NIV 2 The LORD has a charge to bring against Judah; he will punish Jacob according to his ways and repay him according to his deeds. NIV 2 The LORD has a charge to bring against Judah; he will punish Jacob according to his ways and repay him according to his deeds. NIV 3 In the womb he grasped his brother's heel; as a man he struggled with God. NIV 3 In the womb he grasped his brother's heel; as a man he struggled with God. NIV 4 He struggled with the angel and overcame him; he wept and begged for his favor. He found him at Bethel and talked with him there-- NIV 4 He struggled with the angel and overcame him; he wept and begged for his favor. He found him at Bethel and talked with him there-- NIV 5 the LORD God Almighty, the LORD is his name of renown! NIV 5 the LORD God Almighty, the LORD is his name of renown! NIV 6 But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always. NIV 6 But you must return to your God; maintain love and justice, and wait for your God always. NIV 7 The merchant uses dishonest scales; he loves to defraud. NIV 7 The merchant uses dishonest scales; he loves to defraud. NIV 8 Ephraim boasts, "I am very rich; I have become wealthy. With all my wealth they will not find in me any iniquity or sin." NIV 8 Ephraim boasts, "I am very rich; I have become wealthy. With all my wealth they will not find in me any iniquity or sin." NIV 9 "I am the LORD your God, [who brought you] out of Egypt; I will make you live in tents again, as in the days of your appointed feasts. NIV 9 "I am the LORD your God, [who brought you] out of Egypt; I will make you live in tents again, as in the days of your appointed feasts. NIV 10 I spoke to the prophets, gave them many visions and told parables through them." NIV 10 I spoke to the prophets, gave them many visions and told parables through them." NIV 11 Is Gilead wicked? Its people are worthless! Do they sacrifice bulls in Gilgal? Their altars will be like piles of stones on a plowed field. NIV 11 Is Gilead wicked? Its people are worthless! Do they sacrifice bulls in Gilgal? Their altars will be like piles of stones on a plowed field. NIV 12 Jacob fled to the country of Aram; Israel served to get a wife, and to pay for her he tended sheep. NIV 12 Jacob fled to the country of Aram; Israel served to get a wife, and to pay for her he tended sheep. NIV 13 The LORD used a prophet to bring Israel up from Egypt, by a prophet he cared for him. NIV 13 The LORD used a prophet to bring Israel up from Egypt, by a prophet he cared for him. NIV 14 But Ephraim has bitterly provoked him to anger; his Lord will leave upon him the guilt of his bloodshed and will repay him for his contempt. NIV 14 But Ephraim has bitterly provoked him to anger; his Lord will leave upon him the guilt of his bloodshed and will repay him for his contempt.