Hosea 9:16

Overview - Hosea 9
The distress and captivity of Israel for their sins.
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Hosea 9:16  (King James Version)
Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.

their root
11-13 ; Job 18:16 ; Isaiah 5:24 ; 40:24 Malachi 4:1

the beloved fruit
Hebrew the desires.
Ezekiel 24:21