Hosea 11:8-12 NIV

8 "How can I give you up,1 Ephraim?2 How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboiim?3 My heart is changed within me; all my compassion4 is aroused.5

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9 I will not carry out my fierce anger,6 nor will I turn and devastate7 Ephraim. For I am God, and not man8-- the Holy One9 among you. I will not come in wrath.a

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    • c 11:9 - Or "come against any city"
      10 They will follow the LORD; he will roar10 like a lion.11 When he roars, his children will come trembling12 from the west.13

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      11 They will come trembling like birds from Egypt, like doves14 from Assyria.15 I will settle them in their homes,"16 declares the LORD.

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      Israel's Sin

      12 Ephraim has surrounded me with lies,17 the house of Israel with deceit. And Judah is unruly against God, even against the faithful18 Holy One.19

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