For they—their hearts like an oven—
draw him into their oven.
Their anger smolders all night;
in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.
All of them are as hot as an oven,(A)
and they consume their rulers.(B)
All their kings fall;
not one of them calls on Me.[a]

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  1. Hosea 7:7 These vv. may refer to a king’s assassination; Hb obscure.

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