Hosea 5:12

Overview - Hosea 5
The judgments of God are denounced against the priests, people, and princes, both of Israel and Judah, for their manifold sins.
15 An intimation is given of mercy on their repentance.
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Hosea 5:12  (King James Version)
Therefore will I be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

as a
Job 13:28 ; Isaiah 50:9 ; 51:8

Proverbs 12:4

or, a worm.
Jonah 4:7 ; Mark 9:44-48