Now they sin more and more; they make4 idols for themselves from their silver,5 cleverly fashioned images, all of them the work of skilled hands.6 It is said of them, "They offer human sacrifices! They kissa7 calf-idols!8"
even though he thrives38 among his brothers. An east wind39 from the LORD will come, blowing in from the desert; his spring will fail and his well dry up.40 His storehouse will be plundered41 of all its treasures.
The people of Samaria42 must bear their guilt,43 because they have rebelled44 against their God. They will fall by the sword;45 their little ones will be dashed46 to the ground, their pregnant women47 ripped open."