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Hosea 12

CEB 1 Ephraim herds the wind, and pursues the east wind all day long; they multiply lies and violence; they make a treaty with Assyria, and oil is carried to Egypt. NRS 1 Ephraim herds the wind, and pursues the east wind all day long; they multiply falsehood and violence; they make a treaty with Assyria, and oil is carried to Egypt. CEB 2 The LORD has a charge against Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways, and respond to him according to his deeds. NRS 2 The Lord has an indictment against Judah, and will punish Jacob according to his ways, and repay him according to his deeds. CEB 3 From the womb he tried to be the oldest of twin brothers; as an adult he struggled with God. NRS 3 In the womb he tried to supplant his brother, and in his manhood he strove with God. CEB 4 He struggled with the messenger and survived; he wept and sought his favor; he met him at Bethel, and there he spoke with him. NRS 4 He strove with the angel and prevailed, he wept and sought his favor; he met him at Bethel, and there he spoke with him. CEB 5 The LORD God of heavenly forces, the LORD is his name! NRS 5 The Lord the God of hosts, the Lord is his name! CEB 6 But you! Return to your God with faithful love and justice, and wait continually for your God. NRS 6 But as for you, return to your God, hold fast to love and justice, and wait continually for your God. CEB 7 He is a merchant; the means to cheat are in his hands; he loves to take advantage of others. NRS 7 A trader, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress. CEB 8 Ephraim has said, "I'm rich, I've gained wealth for myself; in all of my gain no offense has been found in me that would be sin." NRS 8 Ephraim has said, "Ah, I am rich, I have gained wealth for myself; in all of my gain no offense has been found in me that would be sin." CEB 9 I am the LORD your God from the land of Egypt; I will make you live in tents again, as in former days. NRS 9 I am the Lord your God from the land of Egypt; I will make you live in tents again, as in the days of the appointed festival. CEB 10 I spoke to the prophets; and I multiplied visions, and through them I uttered parables. NRS 10 I spoke to the prophets; it was I who multiplied visions, and through the prophets I will bring destruction. CEB 11 In Gilead there is wickedness; they will surely come to nothing. In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, so their altars will be like piles of stones on the rows of the field. NRS 11 In Gilead there is iniquity, they shall surely come to nothing. In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, so their altars shall be like stone heaps on the furrows of the field. CEB 12 Jacob fled to the land of Aram; there Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept watch over livestock. NRS 12 Jacob fled to the land of Aram, there Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he guarded sheep. CEB 13 By a prophet the LORD brought Israel up from Egypt, and by a prophet he was guarded. NRS 13 By a prophet the Lord brought Israel up from Egypt, and by a prophet he was guarded. CEB 14 Ephraim has given bitter offense; so the LORD will bring his crimes down on him and pay him back for his wrongdoing. NRS 14 Ephraim has given bitter offense, so his Lord will bring his crimes down on him and pay him back for his insults.

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