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Hosea 9:7-9 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The days of punishment have come,
The days of retribution have come;
[a]Let Israel know this!
The prophet is a fool,
The [b]inspired man is demented,
Because of the grossness of your iniquity,
And because your hostility is so great.
Ephraim was a watchman with my God, a prophet;
Yet the snare of a bird catcher is in all his ways,
And there is only hostility in the house of his God.
They have gone deep [c]in depravity
As in the days of Gibeah;
He will remember their iniquity,
He will punish their sins.

Footnotes:

  1. Hosea 9:7 Or Israel will know it
  2. Hosea 9:7 Lit man of the spirit
  3. Hosea 9:9 Lit they have corrupted
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Hosea 9:7-9 New International Version (NIV)

The days of punishment are coming,
    the days of reckoning are at hand.
    Let Israel know this.
Because your sins are so many
    and your hostility so great,
the prophet is considered a fool,
    the inspired person a maniac.
The prophet, along with my God,
    is the watchman over Ephraim,[a]
yet snares await him on all his paths,
    and hostility in the house of his God.
They have sunk deep into corruption,
    as in the days of Gibeah.
God will remember their wickedness
    and punish them for their sins.

Footnotes:

  1. Hosea 9:8 Or The prophet is the watchman over Ephraim, / the people of my God
New International Version (NIV)

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