They have dealt faithlessly with the Lord; for they have borne illegitimate children. Now the new moon shall devour them along with their fields.
Blow the horn in Gibeah, the trumpet in Ramah. Sound the alarm at Beth-aven; look behind you, Benjamin!
Ephraim shall become a desolation in the day of punishment; among the tribes of Israel I declare what is sure.
The princes of Judah have become like those who remove the landmark; on them I will pour out my wrath like water.
Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment, because he was determined to go after vanity.
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