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iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.
HOS 8:14 For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and
Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his
cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.
HOS 9:1 Rejoice not, O Israel, for joy, as other people: for thou hast
gone a whoring from thy God, thou hast loved a reward upon every
HOS 9:2 The floor and the winepress shall not feed them, and the new
wine shall fail in her.
HOS 9:3 They shall not dwell in the LORD's land; but Ephraim shall
return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean things in Assyria.
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