Hosea 12

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1 Efraim pasxtas venton, postkuras la orientan venton; kun cxiu tago li faras pli da mensogajxoj kaj da idolajxoj; li faras interligon kun Asirio, kaj portas oleon en Egiptujon.

2 Sed ankaux kun Jehuda la Eternulo havas jugxon, kaj Li punos Jakobon laux lia konduto, laux liaj agoj Li repagos al li.

3 Ankoraux en la ventro li retenis sian fraton, kaj virigxinte li luktis kun Dio.

4 Li luktis kun angxelo kaj venkis, li tamen petegis lin kun ploro; en Bet-El Li nin trovos, kaj tie Li parolos kun ni.

5 La Eternulo estas Dio Cebaot, Eternulo estas Lia nomo.

6 Returnu do vin al via Dio, konservu favorkorecon kaj justecon, kaj fidu cxiam vian Dion.

7 Kanaanido havas en sia mano falsan pesilon, li amas trompi;

8 kaj Efraim diras:Mi ricxigxis, mi akiris al mi havajxon, sed en cxiuj miaj laboroj oni ne trovos cxe mi malbonagon, per kiu mi estus pekinta.

9 Mi, la Eternulo, estas via Dio de post la lando Egipta; Mi ankoraux denove logxigos vin en tendoj, kiel en la tagoj de festo.

10 Mi parolis per la profetoj, Mi donis multe da vizioj, kaj per la profetoj Mi parolis alegorie.

11 En Gilead estis idoloj, sed ili farigxis senvalorajxo; en Gilgal oni oferbucxis bovojn, sed iliaj altaroj farigxis kiel sxtonamasoj sur la sulko de la kampo.

12 Jakob forkuris sur la kampojn de Sirio, Izrael servis por edzino, kaj por edzino li devis gardi.

13 Kaj per profeto la Eternulo elkondukis Izraelon el Egiptujo, kaj per profeto Li gardis lin.

14 Forte kolerigis Lin Efraim, tial lia sango venos sur lin, kaj lia Sinjoro redonos al li pro liaj hontindajxoj.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 195

Other references to this chapter:

Arcana Coelestia 367, 414, 1186, 1232, 1462, 2588, 3304, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 503, 585

Sacred Scripture 79

Heaven and Hell 365

True Christianity 247, 322

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 24, 236, 373, 375, 419, 624, 654, ...

Coronis (An Appendix to True Christian Religion) 56

Scriptural Confirmations 4, 9, 54, 75

Other New Christian Commentary

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