Hosea 5
NMV
5
1Hear you2f this, O priests; and hearken, you2f house of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God]; and give you2f ear, O house of the king; for judgment [is] toward you, because you2f have been a snare on Mitzpah [watchtower], and a net spread upon Tavor [Mound].
2And the revolters are profound (go deep into something) to make slaughter, though I [have been] a rebuker of them all.
3I know Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful], and Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] is not hid from me: for now, O Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful], youi commits whoredom, [and] Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] is defiled.
4They will not frame their doings to turn unto their God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered]: for the spirit of cult prostitution [is] in the midst of them, and they have not known the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
5And the pride of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] does testify to his face: therefore shall Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] and Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] fall in their iniquity; Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] also shall fall with them.
6They shall go with their flocks and with their herds to seek the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate); but they shall not find [him]; he has withdrawn himself from them.
7They have dealt treacherously against the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate): for they have begotten strange children: now shall a month devour them with their portions.
8Blow you2f the cornet (a wind instrument; horn; trumpet) in Giv’ah [Hill], [and] the trumpet in Ramah [Hill]: cry aloud [at] Beit-On [vanity] [house of vanity], after youi, O Binyamin [Son of the Right Hand/Strength].
9Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] shall be desolate in the day of rebuke (reprimand; strongly warn; restrain): among the tribes of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] have I made known that which shall surely be.
10The princes of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] were like them that remove the bound: [therefore] I will pour out my wrath upon them like water.
11Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] [is] oppressed [and] broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after the commandment.
12Therefore [will] I [be] unto Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] as a moth, and to the house of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] as rottenness.
13When Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] saw his sickness, and Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] [saw] his wound, then went Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] to the Ashur (Assyrian), and sent to king Yarav [contender]: yet could he not heal you, nor cure you of your wound.
14For I [will be] unto Efrayim [Doubly Fruitful] as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised]: I, [even] I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue [him].
15I will go [and] return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

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