Hosea 11:1-3 Revised Standard Version (RSV)
God’s Compassion Despite Israel’s Ingratitude
11 When Israel was a child, I loved him,
and out of Egypt I called my son.
2 The more I called them,
the more they went from me;
they kept sacrificing to the Ba′als,
and burning incense to idols.
3 Yet it was I who taught E′phraim to walk,
I took them up in my arms;
but they did not know that I healed them.
Revised Standard Version (RSV)
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