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not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.
HOS 7:11 Ephraim also is like a silly dove without heart: they call to
Egypt, they go to Assyria.
HOS 7:12 When they shall go, I will spread my net upon them; I will
bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them, as
their congregation hath heard.
HOS 7:13 Woe unto them! for they have fled from me: destruction unto
them! because they have transgressed against me: though I have redeemed
them, yet they have spoken lies against me.
HOS 7:14 And they have not cried unto me with their heart, when they
howled upon their beds: they assemble themselves for corn and wine, and
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