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mad, for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred.
HOS 9:8 The watchman of Ephraim was with my God: but the prophet is a
snare of a fowler in all his ways, and hatred in the house of his God.
HOS 9:9 They have deeply corrupted themselves, as in the days of
Gibeah: therefore he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their
HOS 9:10 I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your
fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they
went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their
abominations were according as they loved.
HOS 9:11 As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird, from
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