1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
11:1 ¶ Because Israel [is] a youth, and I love him, Out of Egypt I have called for My Son.
11:2 They have called to them rightly, They have gone from before them, To lords they do sacrifice, And to graven images they make perfume.
11:3 And I have caused Ephraim to go on foot, Taking them by their arms, And they have not known that I strengthened them.
11:4 With cords of man I do draw them, With thick cords of love, And I am to them as a raiser up of a yoke on their jaws, And I incline unto himI feed [him].
11:5 ¶ He turneth not back unto the land of Egypt, And Asshurhe [is] his king, For they have refused to return.
11:6 Grievous hath been the sword in his cities, And it hath ended his bars, and consumedfrom their own counsels.
11:7 And My people are hanging in suspense, about My returning, And unto the Most High they do call, Together they exalt not.
11:8 How do I give thee up, O Ephraim? Do I deliver thee up, O Israel? How do I make thee as Admah? Do I set thee as Zeboim? Turned in Me is My heart, kindled together have been My repentings.
11:9 I do not the fierceness of My anger, I turn not back to destroy Ephraim, For God I [am], and not a man. In thy midst the Holy One, and I enter not in enmity,
11:12 Compassed Me with feigning hath Ephraim, And with deceit the house of Israel. And Judah again is ruling with God, And with the Holy Ones [is] faithful!
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