Hosea 8:4-7 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
4 They made kings, but not by my authority;
they established princes, but without my knowledge.
With their silver and gold
they made idols for themselves,
to their own destruction.
5 He has rejected your calf, Samaria!
My wrath is kindled against them;
How long will they be incapable of innocence
6 An artisan made it,
it is no god at all.
The calf of Samaria
will be dashed to pieces.
7 When they sow the wind,
they will reap the whirlwind;
The stalk of grain that forms no head
can yield no flour;
Even if it could,
strangers would swallow it.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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