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12 Ephraim feeds on wind
and chases the east wind all day.
    He multiplies lies and violence.
    They make a treaty with Assyria,
    and olive oil is carried to Egypt.
The Lord has a case against Judah.
    He will deal with Jacob according to his ways.
    According to his deeds he will repay him.
In the womb Jacob grasped his brother by the heel,
    and when he was a grown man, he struggled with God.

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