18 I have heard (A)Ephraim grieving,
‘You have disciplined me, and I was disciplined,
    like an untrained calf;
(B)bring me back that I may be restored,
    for you are the Lord my God.
19 For after (C)I had turned away, I relented,
    and after I was instructed, (D)I struck my thigh;
(E)I was ashamed, and I was confounded,
    because I bore the disgrace of my youth.’

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