1 H669 Ephraim H7462 feeds H7307 on wind, H7291 and chases H6921 the east wind. H3117 He continually H7235 multiplies H3577 lies H7701 and desolation. H3772 They make H1285 a covenant H804 with Assyria, H8081 and oil H2986 is carried H4714 into Egypt.
2 H3068 Yahweh H7379 also has a controversy H3063 with Judah, H6485 and will punish H3290 Jacob H1870 according to his ways; H4611 according to his deeds H7725 he will repay him.
3 H990 In the womb H251 he took his brother H6117 by the heel; H202 and in his manhood H8280 he contended H430 with God.
4 H7786 Indeed, he struggled H4397 with the angel, H3201 and prevailed; H1058 he wept, H2603 and made supplication H4672 to him. He found H1008 him at Bethel, H1696 and there he spoke with us,
6 H7725 Therefore turn H430 to your God. H8104 Keep H2617 kindness H4941 and justice, H6960 and wait H8548 continually H430 for your God.
7 H3667 A merchant H4820 has dishonest H3976 scales H3027 in his hand. H157 He loves H6231 to defraud.
8 H669 Ephraim H559 said, H6238 "Surely I have become rich, H4672 I have found myself H202 wealth. H202 In all my wealth H4672 they won't find H5771 in me any iniquity H2399 that is sin."
9 H3068 "But I am Yahweh H430 your God H776 from the land H4714 of Egypt. H3427 I will yet again make you dwell H168 in tents, H3117 as in the days H4150 of the solemn feast.
10 H1696 I have also spoken H5030 to the prophets, H7235 and I have multiplied H2377 visions; H3027 and by the ministry H5030 of the prophets H1819 I have used parables.
11 H1568 If Gilead H205 is wicked, H7723 surely they are worthless. H1537 In Gilgal H2076 they sacrifice H7794 bulls. H4196 Indeed, their altars H1530 are like heaps H8525 in the furrows H7704 of the field.
12 H3290 Jacob H1272 fled H7704 into the country H758 of Aram, H3478 and Israel H5647 served H802 to get a wife, H802 and for a wife H8104 he tended flocks and herds.
13 H5030 By a prophet H3068 Yahweh H5927 brought H3478 Israel H4714 up out of Egypt, H5030 and by a prophet H8104 he was preserved.