The revolters are (A)deeply involved in slaughter,
Though I rebuke them all.
(B)I know Ephraim,
And Israel is not hidden from Me;
For now, O Ephraim, (C)you commit harlotry;
Israel is defiled.

“They[a] do not direct their deeds
Toward turning to their God,
For (D)the spirit of harlotry is in their midst,
And they do not know the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 5:4 Or Their deeds will not allow them to turn