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and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
HOS 14:6 His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the
olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.
HOS 14:7 They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall
revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as
the wine of Lebanon.
HOS 14:8 Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I
have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green fir tree. From me is
thy fruit found.
HOS 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent,
and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just
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