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That is why I cut you down by sending the prophets.
    I killed you with the words from my mouth.
        My judgments shined on you like light.
I want your loyalty, not your sacrifices.
I want you to know me, not to give me burnt offerings.

“Like Adam, you rejected the promise.[a]
    You were unfaithful to me.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 6:7 Or “You have walked all over my promise as if it were dirt.”

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