Parallel Bible results for Hosea 11

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Hosea 11

NCV 1 "When Israel was a child, I loved him, and I called my son out of Egypt. NIV 1 “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son. NCV 2 But when I called the people of Israel, they went away from me. and burned incense to the idols. 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. NCV 3 It was I who taught Israel to walk, and I took them by the arms, but they did not understand that I had 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. NCV 4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ropes of love. I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down and fed 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. NCV 5 "The Israelites will become captives again, as they were in Egypt, and Assyria will become their king, because they refuse to turn back to God. NIV 5 “Will they not return to Egypt and will not Assyria rule over them because they refuse to repent? NCV 6 War will sweep through their cities and will destroy them and kill them because of their wicked plans. NIV 6 A sword will flash in their cities; it will devour their false prophets and put an end to their plans. NCV 7 My people have made up their minds to turn away from me. The prophets call them to turn to me, but none of them honors me at all. 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. NCV 8 "Israel, how can I give you up? How can I give you away, Israel? or treat you like Zeboiim. My heart beats for you, and my love for you stirs up my pity. 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. NCV 9 I won't punish you in my anger, and I won't destroy Israel again. I am God and not a human; I am the Holy One, and I am among you. I will not come against you in anger. 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. NCV 10 They will go after the Lord, and he will roar like a lion. When he roars, his children will hurry to him 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. NCV 11 They will come swiftly like birds from Egypt and like doves from Assyria. I will settle them again in their homes," says 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. NCV 12 Israel has surrounded me with lies; the people have made evil plans. And Judah turns against God, 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.