1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
7:1 ¶ When I would have brought healing to Israel, then was disclosed the iniquity of Ephraim, and the wicked doings of Samaria, for they have wrought falsehood,when, a thief, would enter, a band roamed about, outside,
7:2 And they say not to their own hearts, that, all their wickedness, I remember, now, have their doings, beset them about, right before my face, have they been done.
7:3 By their wickedness, they gladden a king, and, by their flatteries,rulers.
7:4 They all, are adulterers, like an oven too hot for the baker,who leaveth off stoking, after kneading the dough, till the whole be leavened.
7:5 In the day of our king, the rulers, have made themselves ill, with the heat of wine,he hath extended his hand with scoffers.
7:6 For they have made ready, like an oven, their heart, by their lying in wait,all the night, their baker sleepeth, in the morning, he, kindleth up as it were a blazing fire.
7:7 They all, become hot as an oven, and devour their judges,all their kings, have fallen, there hath been none among them crying unto me.
7:8 ¶ As for Ephraim! with the peoples, hath he been mingling himself,Ephraim, is a cake not turned.
7:9 Foreigners have, eaten up, his strength, and, he, knoweth it not,even gray hairs, are sprinkled upon him, and, he, knoweth it not.
7:11 So then, Ephraim, hath become, like a simple dove, having no understanding, on Egypt, have they called, to Assyria, have they gone,
7:12 Whithersoever they go, I will spread over them my net, like a bird of the heavens, will I bring them down, I will chastise them, by the time the report can reach the flock of them.
7:13 Woe to them! for they have taken flight from me, destruction to them! for they have transgressed against me,when, I, would have ransomed them, then, they, spakeconcerning mefalsehoods.
7:14 Neither made they outcry unto me, in their heart, although they kept on howling upon their beds, over corn and new wine, they gathered themselves together, they rebelled against me.
7:15 When, I, had warned them, I strengthened their arm,yet, against me, kept they on devising wickedness.
7:16 They would returnnot to him who is on high! They have become like a deceitful bow, their rulers, shall fall by the sword, for the rage of their tongue, this, [shall be] their derision in the land of Egypt.
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