Hos 5:13

5:13 sickness . . . wound. Instead of turning to the Lord for healing their miseries inflicted by an enemy (cf. Is. 1:5–9; Jer. 30:12, 13), Israel turned to Assyria. Assyrian records speak of the tribute paid by Israel’s kings, Menahem and Hoshea (cf. 2 Kin. 15:17–20; 17:3).