Bible: Hos 5:12-14

The Curse of the Incurable Wound

5:12 I will be like a moth to Ephraim,

like wood rot 1  to the house of Judah.

5:13 When Ephraim saw 2  his sickness

and Judah saw his wound,

then Ephraim turned 3  to Assyria,

and begged 4  its great king 5  for help.

But he will not be able to heal you!

He cannot cure your wound! 6 

The Lion Will Carry Israel Off Into Exile

5:14 I will be like a lion to Ephraim,

like a young lion to the house of Judah.

I myself will tear them to pieces,

then I will carry them off, and no one will be able to rescue them!

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