“Ephraim mixes with the nations; Ephraim is a flat loaf not turned over.
Foreigners sap his strength, but he does not realize it. His hair is sprinkled with gray, but he does not notice.
Israel’s arrogance testifies against him, but despite all this he does not return to the LORD his God or search for him.
“Ephraim is like a dove, easily deceived and senseless— now calling to Egypt, now turning to Assyria.