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Hosea 5

The Book of Hosea

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Chapter 6

1

 

 Come, and let us return unto Jehovah; for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. 

 

 


2

 

 After two days will he revive us: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live before him. 

 

 


3

 

 And let us know, let us follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is sure as the morning; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain that watereth the earth. 

 

 


4

 

 O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that goeth early away. 

 

 


5

 

 Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and thy judgments are [as] the light that goeth forth. 

 

 


6

 

 For I desire goodness, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings. 

 

 


7

 

 But they like Adam have transgressed the covenant: there have they dealt treacherously against me. 

 

 


8

 

 Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity; it is stained with blood. 

 

 


9

 

 And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem; yea, they have committed lewdness. 

 

 


10

 

 In the house of Israel I have seen a horrible thing: there whoredom is [found] in Ephraim, Israel is defiled. 

 

 


11

 

 Also, O Judah, there is a harvest appointed for thee, when I bring back the captivity of my people. 

 

 


Hosea 7

 

 

 

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