11 So Ephraim has become like a silly, senseless dove;(A)
they call to Egypt,(B) and they go to Assyria.(C)

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For they have gone up to Assyria(A)
like a wild donkey going off on its own.
Ephraim has paid for love.(B)

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God’s Case against Jacob’s Heirs

12 Ephraim chases[a] the wind(A)
and pursues the east wind.(B)
He continually multiplies lies and violence.
He makes a covenant with Assyria,(C)
and olive oil is carried to Egypt.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 12:1 Or grazes on, or tends

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