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Chapter
Hosea 11

Book of Hosea - Chapter 11

Hosea 11:1

When Israel [was] a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.

Hosea 11:2

[As] they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

Hosea 11:3

I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms; but they knew not that I healed them.

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.

Hosea 11:5

He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.

Hosea 11:6

And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour [them], because of their own counsels.

Hosea 11:7

And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt [him].

Hosea 11:8

How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? [how] shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? [how] shall I set thee as Zeboim? mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.

Hosea 11:9

I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not return to destroy Ephraim: for I [am] God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee: and I will not enter into the city.

Hosea 11:10

They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar like a lion: when he shall roar, then the children shall tremble from the west.

Hosea 11:11

They shall tremble as a bird out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria: and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.