14 They do not cry out to me from their hearts(A)
    but wail on their beds.
They slash themselves,[a] appealing to their gods
    for grain and new wine,(B)
    but they turn away from me.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 7:14 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint; most Hebrew manuscripts They gather together

Israel Has Not Returned to God

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan(A) on Mount Samaria,(B)
    you women who oppress the poor(C) and crush the needy(D)
    and say to your husbands,(E) “Bring us some drinks!(F)

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You drink wine(A) by the bowlful
    and use the finest lotions,
    but you do not grieve(B) over the ruin of Joseph.(C)

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