11 Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after the [a]commandment.

12 Therefore will I be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as a rottenness.

13 When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his wound, then went Ephraim unto [b]Assyria, and sent unto King [c]Jareb: yet could he not heal you, nor cure you of your wound.

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  1. Hosea 5:11 To wit, after king Jeroboam’s commandment, and did not rather follow God.
  2. Hosea 5:13 Instead of seeking for remedy at God’s hand.
  3. Hosea 5:13 Who was king of the Assyrians.

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