Bible: Hos 10:9-11
Failure to Learn from the Sin and Judgment of Gibeah
10:9 O Israel, you have sinned since the time 1 of Gibeah,
and there you have remained.
Did not war overtake the evildoers in Gibeah?
I will gather nations together to attack them, 4
Fertility Imagery: Plowing, Sowing, and Reaping
10:11 Ephraim was a well-trained heifer who loved to thresh grain;
I myself put a fine yoke 7 on her neck.
I will harness Ephraim.
Let Judah plow! 8
Let Jacob break up 9 the unplowed ground for himself!