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You will stumble in the day,
    and the prophet will stumble with you at night;
    I will make an end of your mother.[a]

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  1. 4:5 Your mother: the one who gave life to the priest, understood here as an extension of the punishment to his whole family (Am 7:17), or “mother” taken as a metaphor for the community of Israel, of which the priest is a member (Hos 2:4).