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Hosea 12:3


In the womb he attacked his brother; in his manly vigor he struggled 1  with God.


Ge 25:26; Ge 32:24-28; Ro 9:11; Jas 5:16-18

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tn The verb שָׂרָה (sarah) means “to strive, contend” (HALOT 1354 s.v. שׂרה) or “persevere, persist” (BDB 975 s.v. שָׂרָה; see Gen 32:29). Almost all English versions render the verb here in terms of the former: NAB, NASB “contended”; NRSV “strove”; TEV, CEV “fought against.”

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