1 When Israel was a child I loved him, and I called my son out of Egypt.
Matt 2:15 Exod 4:22 Hos 2:15 Deut 7:7 Jer 2:2 Hos 12:9 Hos 12:13
2 But the more I called, the further they went away from me; they offered sacrifice to Baal and burnt incense to idols.
Hos 2:13 Jer 18:15 Isa 65:7 Hos 11:7 Hos 13:1-2 1Kgs 12:33 1Kgs 16:31-32
3 I myself taught Ephraim to walk, I myself took them by the arm, but they did not know that I was the one caring for them,
Deut 1:31 Jer 30:17 Exod 15:26 Acts 13:18 Deut 8:2 Deut 32:10-12 Exod 19:4
4 that I was leading them with human ties, with leading-strings of love, that, with them, I was like someone lifting an infant to his cheek, and that I bent down to feed him.
Lev 26:13 John 12:32 Isa 63:9 2Cor 5:14 2Sam 7:14 Exod 16:32 Hos 2:8
5 He will not have to go back to Egypt, Assyria will be his king instead! Since he has refused to come back to me,
Hos 7:16 Hos 8:13 2Kgs 17:13-14 Hos 9:3 Hos 10:6 2Kgs 15:19 2Kgs 15:29
6 the sword will rage through his cities, destroying the bars of his gates, devouring them because of their plots.
Hos 13:16 Hos 10:6 Hos 10:14 Deut 28:52 Deut 32:25 Ezek 15:2-7 Ezek 20:47
7 My people are bent on disregarding me; if they are summoned to come up, not one of them makes a move.
Jer 8:5 Amos 5:4-6 Hos 7:16 Hos 11:2 Hos 14:4 Ps 78:57-58 Ps 81:11
8 Ephraim, how could I part with you? Israel, how could I give you up? How could I make you like Admah or treat you like Zeboiim? My heart within me is overwhelmed, fever grips my inmost being.
Deut 29:23 Gen 14:8 Deut 32:36 Hos 6:4 Jer 31:20 Matt 23:37 2Pet 2:6
9 I will not give rein to my fierce anger, I will not destroy Ephraim again, for I am God, not man, the Holy One in your midst, and I shall not come to you in anger.
Num 23:19 Isa 12:6 Jer 30:11 Exod 32:10-14 Isa 55:8-9 Mal 3:6 1Sam 26:8
10 They will follow Yahweh; he will roar like a lion, and when he roars, his children will come fluttering from the west,
Isa 31:4 Amos 1:2 Jer 25:30 Joel 3:16 Zech 8:7 2Pet 2:10 Acts 24:25
11 fluttering like sparrows from Egypt, like pigeons from Assyria, and I shall settle them in their homes -declares Yahweh.
Isa 11:11 Isa 60:8 Hos 7:11 Zech 10:10 Amos 9:14-15 Ezek 28:25-26 Ezek 36:33-34