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Hosea 5:8-9 English Standard Version (ESV)

Blow the horn in Gibeah,
    the trumpet in Ramah.
Sound the alarm at Beth-aven;
    we follow you,[a] O Benjamin!
Ephraim shall become a desolation
    in the day of punishment;
among the tribes of Israel
    I make known what is sure.

Footnotes:

  1. Hosea 5:8 Or after you
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Hosea 5:8-9 New International Version (NIV)

“Sound the trumpet in Gibeah,
    the horn in Ramah.
Raise the battle cry in Beth Aven[a];
    lead on, Benjamin.
Ephraim will be laid waste
    on the day of reckoning.
Among the tribes of Israel
    I proclaim what is certain.

Footnotes:

  1. Hosea 5:8 Beth Aven means house of wickedness (a derogatory name for Bethel, which means house of God).
New International Version (NIV)

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