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4:2 There is nought but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery; they break out, and blood toucheth blood.
4:4 Yet let no man strive, neither let any man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.
4:7 As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.
4:9 And it shall be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will requite them their doings.
4:10 And they shall eat, and not have enough; they shall play the harlot, and shall not increase; because they have left off taking heed to Jehovah.
4:12 My people ask counsel at their stock, and their staff declareth unto them; for the spirit of whoredom hath caused them to err, and they have played the harlot, [departing] from under their God.
4:13 They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters play the harlot, and your brides commit adultery.
4:14 I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your brides when they commit adultery; for [the men] themselves go apart with harlots, and they sacrifice with the prostitutes; and the people that doth not understand shall be overthrown.
4:17 Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.
4:18 Their drink is become sour; they play the harlot continually; her rulers dearly love shame.
4:19 The wind hath wrapped her up in its wings; and they shall be put to shame because of their sacrifices.