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Ephraim is a watchman with my God,
    a prophet.
A bird catcher’s trap is on all his paths.
Hostility is in the House of his God.
They have deeply corrupted themselves
    as in the days of Gibeah.
He will remember their iniquity,
He will punish their sin.

10 “Like grapes in the wilderness
    I found Israel.
Like early fruit on a fig tree in its first season
    I saw your fathers.
They came to Baal-peor
    and devoted themselves to shame.
So they became as detestable
    as the thing they loved.

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