Hosea 6 (21st Century King James Version)

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Hosea 6

21st Century King James Version (KJ21)

Come, and let us return unto the Lord; for He hath torn, and He will heal us; He hath smitten, and He will bind us up.

After two days will He revive us; on the third day He will raise us up, and we shall live in His sight.

Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord; His going forth is prepared as the morning; and He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

“O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? For your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.

Therefore have I hewn them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of My mouth; and thy judgments are as the light that goeth forth.

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

But they like Adam have transgressed the covenant; there have they dealt treacherously against Me.

Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity, and is polluted with blood.

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder on the way by consent; for they commit lewdness.

10 I have seen a horrible thing in the house of Israel; there is the whoredom of Ephraim, Israel is defiled.

11 Also, O Judah, he hath set a harvest for thee, when I returned My people from captivity.

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