11 They are dogs with mighty appetites;
    they never have enough.
They are shepherds(A) who lack understanding;(B)
    they all turn to their own way,(C)
    they seek their own gain.(D)

Read full chapter

Repentance to Bring Blessing

14 [a]Return,(A) Israel, to the Lord your God.
    Your sins(B) have been your downfall!(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Hosea 14:1 In Hebrew texts 14:1-9 is numbered 14:2-10.

11 Her leaders judge for a bribe,(A)
    her priests teach for a price,(B)
    and her prophets tell fortunes for money.(C)
Yet they look(D) for the Lord’s support and say,
    “Is not the Lord among us?
    No disaster will come upon us.”(E)

Read full chapter