31 The prophets prophesy lies,(A)
    the priests(B) rule by their own authority,
and my people love it this way.
    But what will you do in the end?(C)

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13 Though they offer sacrifices as gifts to me,
    and though they eat(A) the meat,
    the Lord is not pleased with them.(B)
Now he will remember(C) their wickedness
    and punish their sins:(D)
    They will return to Egypt.(E)

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They have sunk deep into corruption,(A)
    as in the days of Gibeah.(B)
God will remember(C) their wickedness
    and punish them for their sins.(D)

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15 “Because of all their wickedness in Gilgal,(A)
    I hated them there.
Because of their sinful deeds,(B)
    I will drive them out of my house.
I will no longer love them;(C)
    all their leaders are rebellious.(D)

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10 When I please, I will punish(A) them;
    nations will be gathered against them
    to put them in bonds for their double sin.

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The Lord has a charge(A) to bring against Judah;(B)
    he will punish(C) Jacob[a] according to his ways
    and repay him according to his deeds.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 12:2 Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he takes advantage of or he deceives.
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