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HOS 4:17 Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.
HOS 4:18 Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually:
her rulers with shame do love, Give ye.
HOS 4:19 The wind hath bound her up in her wings, and they shall be
ashamed because of their sacrifices.
HOS 5:1 Hear ye this, O priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and
give ye ear, O house of the king; for judgment is toward you, because ye
have been a snare on Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.
HOS 5:2 And the revolters are profound to make slaughter, though I have
been a rebuker of them all.
HOS 5:3 I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now, O
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