Hosea 8:5-10 NIV

5 Throw out your calf-idol, O Samaria!1 My anger burns against them. How long will they be incapable of purity?2

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6 They are from Israel! This calf--a craftsman has made it; it is not God.3 It will be broken in pieces, that calf4 of Samaria.5

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      7 "They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.6 The stalk has no head; it will produce no flour.7 Were it to yield grain, foreigners would swallow it up.8

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      8 Israel is swallowed up;9 now she is among the nations like a worthless10 thing.

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      9 For they have gone up to Assyria11 like a wild donkey12 wandering alone. Ephraim has sold herself to lovers.13

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      10 Although they have sold themselves among the nations, I will now gather them together.14 They will begin to waste away15 under the oppression of the mighty king.

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