1 Samaria will pay the penalty for having rebelled against her God. They will fall by the sword, their little children will be dashed to pieces and their pregnant women disembowelled.
Hos 6:1 Hos 12:6 Joel 2:12-13 2Chr 30:6-9 1Sam 7:3-4 Acts 26:18-20 Ezek 28:14-16
2 Israel, come back to Yahweh your God your guilt was the cause of your downfall.
Heb 13:15 Luke 18:13 Ps 69:30-31 1John 1:7 1Pet 2:5 1Pet 2:9 2Sam 12:13
3 Provide yourself with words and come back to Yahweh. Say to him, 'Take all guilt away and give us what is good, instead of bulls we will dedicate to you our lips.
Ps 10:14 Ps 68:5 Ps 33:17 Hos 2:17 Hos 5:13 Hos 14:8 Isa 30:16
4 Assyria cannot save us, we will not ride horses any more, or say, "Our God!" to our own handiwork, for you are the one in whom orphans find compassion.'
Eph 2:4-9 Hos 6:1 Isa 12:1 Isa 57:18 Jer 3:22 Zeph 3:17 2Cor 5:19-21
5 I shall cure them of their disloyalty, I shall love them with all my heart, for my anger has turned away from them.
Isa 35:2 Isa 27:6 Deut 32:2 Eph 3:17 Job 29:19 Matt 6:28 2Kgs 19:30
6 I shall fall like dew on Israel, he will bloom like the lily and thrust out roots like the cedar of Lebanon;
Ps 52:8 2Cor 2:14-15 Dan 4:10-15 Ezek 17:5-8 Ezek 31:3-10 Gen 27:27 Jer 11:16
7 he will put out new shoots, he will have the beauty of the olive tree and the fragrance of Lebanon.
Ps 91:1 1Cor 15:36-38 Ezek 17:23 Hos 2:22 Hos 6:2 Hos 14:5 Isa 32:1-2
8 They will come back to live in my shade; they will grow wheat again, they will make the vine flourish, their wine will be as famous as Lebanon's.
Isa 41:19 Job 34:32 1Pet 1:14-16 1Pet 4:3-4 1Thess 1:9 Acts 19:18-20 Eph 5:9
9 What has Ephraim to do with idols any more when I hear him and watch over him? I am like an evergreen cypress, you owe your fruitfulness to me.
Ps 107:43 Prov 10:29 Zeph 3:5 Jer 9:12 Ps 19:7-8 Prov 1:5-6 Dan 12:10
10 Let the wise understand these words, let the intelligent grasp their meaning, for Yahweh's ways are straight and the upright will walk in them, but sinners will stumble.