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multitude of thy mighty men.
HOS 10:14 Therefore shall a tumult arise among thy people, and all thy
fortresses shall be spoiled, as Shalman spoiled Betharbel in the day of
battle: the mother was dashed in pieces upon her children.
HOS 10:15 So shall Bethel do unto you because of your great wickedness:
in a morning shall the king of Israel utterly be cut off.
HOS 11:1 When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son
out of Egypt.
HOS 11:2 As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed
unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
HOS 11:3 I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms; but
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