12 Ephraim feeds on the wind
    and pursues (A)the east wind all day long;
they multiply (B)falsehood and violence;
    (C)they make a covenant with Assyria,
    and (D)oil is carried to Egypt.

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But the king of Assyria found treachery in Hoshea, for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.

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