The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
HOS 11:5 He shall not return into the land of Egypt, and the Assyrian
shall be his king, because they refused to return.
HOS 11:6 And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his
branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
HOS 11:7 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they
called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him.
HOS 11:8 How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee,
Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim?
mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.
HOS 11:9 I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not
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