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Hosea 9:1

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Fertility Cult Festivals Have Intoxicated Israel

9:1 O Israel, do not rejoice jubilantly 1  like the nations,

for you are unfaithful 2  to your God.

You love to receive a prostitute's wages 3 

on all the floors where you thresh your grain.

1 tn Heb “do not rejoice unto jubilation”; KJV “Rejoice not…for joy”; NASB “Do not rejoice…with exultation.”

2 tn Heb “you have committed adultery”; NRSV “you have played the whore.”

3 tn Heb “you love the wages of the prostitute” (NIV similar); NAB “loving a harlot’s hire.”



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