1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
8:2 To Me they cry, 'My God, weIsraelhave known Thee.'
8:3 Cast off good hath Israel, an enemy pursueth him.
8:4 They have made kings, and not by Me, They have made princes, and I have not known, Their silver and their gold they have made to them idols, So that they are cut off.
8:5 ¶ Cast off hath thy calf, O Samaria, Burned hath Mine anger against them, Till when are they not capable of purity?
8:6 For even it [is] of Israel; an artificer made it, And it [is] not God, For the calf of Samaria is fragments!
8:7 For wind they sow, and a hurricane they reap, Stalk it hath nonea shoot not yielding grain, If so be it yieldstrangers do swallow it up.
8:8 Israel hath been swallowed up, Now they have been among nations, As a vessel in which is no delight.
8:9 For theythey have gone up [to] Asshur, A wild ass alone by himself [is] Ephraim, They have hired lovers!
8:10 Also though they hire among nations, Now I gather them, and they are pained a little, From the burden of a king of princes.
8:11 Because Ephraim did multiply altars to sin, They have been to him altars to sin.
8:12 I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.
8:14 And forget doth Israel his Maker, and buildeth temples, And Judah hath multiplied cities of defence, And I have sent a fire into his cities, And it hath consumed their palaces!
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