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Hosea 11

NIV 1 “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. NIV 1 “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. NIV 2 But the more they were called, the more they went away from me.They sacrificed to the Baals and they burned incense to images. NIV 2 But the more they were called, the more they went away from me.They sacrificed to the Baals and they burned incense to images. NIV 3 It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them. NIV 3 It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them. NIV 4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them. NIV 4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love. To them I was like one who lifts a little child to the cheek, and I bent down to feed them. NIV 5 “Will they not return to Egypt and will not Assyria rule over them because they refuse to repent? NIV 5 “Will they not return to Egypt and will not Assyria rule over them because they refuse to repent? NIV 6 A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans. NIV 6 A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans. NIV 7 My people are determined to turn from me. Even though they call me God Most High, I will by no means exalt them. NIV 7 My people are determined to turn from me. Even though they call me God Most High, I will by no means exalt them. NIV 8 “How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboyim? My heart is changed within me; all my compassion is aroused. NIV 8 “How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboyim? My heart is changed within me; all my compassion is aroused. NIV 9 I will not carry out my fierce anger, nor will I devastate Ephraim again. For I am God, and not a man— the Holy One among you. I will not come against their cities. NIV 9 I will not carry out my fierce anger, nor will I devastate Ephraim again. For I am God, and not a man— the Holy One among you. I will not come against their cities. NIV 10 They will follow the LORD; he will roar like a lion. When he roars, his children will come trembling from the west. NIV 10 They will follow the LORD; he will roar like a lion. When he roars, his children will come trembling from the west. NIV 11 They will come from Egypt, trembling like sparrows, from Assyria, fluttering like doves. I will settle them in their homes,” declares the LORD. NIV 11 They will come from Egypt, trembling like sparrows, from Assyria, fluttering like doves. I will settle them in their homes,” declares the LORD. NIV 12 Ephraim has surrounded me with lies, Israel with deceit. And Judah is unruly against God, even against the faithful Holy One. NIV 12 Ephraim has surrounded me with lies, Israel with deceit. And Judah is unruly against God, even against the faithful Holy One.