Hosea 121 Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he continually multiplieth lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt. 2 Jehovah hath also a controversy with Judah, and will ▼ punish Jacob according to his ways; according to his doings will he recompense him. ▼
▼ 1) Heb visit upon3 In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his ▼ manhood he ▼
▼ 2had power with God: ▼
▼ 1) Or strength 2) Or strove4 yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed; he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him at Beth-el, and there he spake with us, 5 ▼ even Jehovah, the God of hosts; Jehovah is his memorial name . ▼
▼ 1) Or for Jehovah is the God of hosts6 Therefore turn thou to thy God: keep kindness and justice, and wait for thy God continually. 7 ▼ He is ▼
▼ 2a trafficker, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to ▼
▼ 3oppress. ▼
▼ 1) Or, As for Canaan, the etc 2) Or a Canaanite ; Heb Canaan 3) Or defraud8 And Ephraim said, Surely I am become rich, I have found me wealth: in all my labors they shall find in me no iniquity that were sin. 9 But I am Jehovah thy God from the land of Egypt; I will yet again make thee to dwell in tents, as in the days of the solemn feast. 10 I have also spoken unto the prophets, and I have multiplied visions; and ▼ by the ministry of the prophets have I used similitudes. ▼
▼ 1) Heb by the hand11 Is Gilead iniquity? they are altogether false; in Gilgal they sacrifice bullocks; yea, their altars ▼ are as heaps in the furrows of the field. ▼
▼ 1) Or shall be12 And Jacob fled into the field of Aram, and Israel served for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheep . 13 And by a prophet Jehovah brought Israel up out of Egypt, and by a prophet was he ▼ preserved. ▼
▼ 1) Or kept14 Ephraim hath provoked to anger most bitterly: therefore shall his blood be left upon him, and his reproach shall his Lord return unto him.
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