whenever I would heal Israel,
the sins of Ephraim are exposed
    and the crimes of Samaria revealed.(A)
They practice deceit,(B)
    thieves break into houses,(C)
    bandits rob in the streets;(D)

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“‘We would have healed Babylon,
    but she cannot be healed;
let us leave(A) her and each go to our own land,
    for her judgment(B) reaches to the skies,
    it rises as high as the heavens.’

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37 “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you,(A) how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings,(B) and you were not willing.

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