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The Long History of Rebellion

The Lord has an indictment against Judah,
    and will punish Jacob according to his ways,
    and repay him according to his deeds.
In the womb he tried to supplant his brother,
    and in his manhood he strove with God.
He strove with the angel and prevailed,
    he wept and sought his favour;
he met him at Bethel,
    and there he spoke with him.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 12:4 Gk Syr: Heb us

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