Hoseas 9

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Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)         

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1 Gled dig ikke, Israel, og juble ikke, likesom folkene! For du har forlatt din Gud i hor; du har elsket horelønn på hvert sted hvor kornet treskes.

2 Treskeplassen og vinpersen skal ikke kunne fø dem, og mosten skal slå feil for dem.

3 De skal ikke bli boende i Herrens land; men Efra'im skal vende tilbake til Egypten, og i Assur skal de ete det som er urent.

4 De skal ikke ofre vin til drikkoffer for Herren, og deres slaktoffer skal ikke behage ham; som sorgens brød skal de være for dem; alle som eter det, skal bli urene; for sitt brød har de for sig selv, det kommer ikke i Herrens hus.

5 Hvad vil I gjøre på høitidsdagen, på Herrens festdag?

6 For de drar bort for ødeleggelses skyld; Egypten skal samle dem, Memfis begrave dem; deres sølvsmykker skal nesler ta i eie, torner skal vokse i deres telt.

7 Kommet er hjemsøkelsens dager, kommet er gjengjeldelsens dager; Israel skal få merke det: En dåre er profeten, avsindig er åndens mann, fordi din misgjerning er så stor og ditt fiendskap så sterkt.

8 Efra'im ser sig om efter andre guder ved siden av min Gud; profeten er en fuglefangersnare på alle hans veier, bare fiendskap i hans Guds hus.

9 De er sunket dypt i fordervelse, som i Gibeas dager; han skal komme deres misgjerning i hu, han skal hjemsøke dem for deres synder.

10 Som druer i ørkenen fant jeg Israel, som den tidligste frukt på et fikentre i dets første tid så jeg eders fedre; men da de kom til Ba'al-Peor, vidde de sig til avgudsdyrkelsen og blev vederstyggelige likesom den de elsket.

11 Efra'ims herlighet skal flyve bort som en fugl. Ingen fødsel, intet fruktsommelig morsliv, ingen undfangelse!

12 Ja, selv om de opfør sine barn, vil jeg gjøre dem barnløse, så intet menneske blir tilbake; for ve dem når jeg forlater dem!

13 Efra'im er, som om jeg så bort til Tyrus, plantet på en eng; men Efra'im må føre sine barn ut til bøddelen.

14 Gi dem, Herre! - Ja, hvad skal du gi dem? Gi dem morsliv som føder i utide, og bryster som er uttørket!

15 All deres ondskap er samlet i Gilgal, ja, der har jeg fattet hat til dem; for deres onde gjerningers skyld vil jeg drive dem ut av mitt hus; jeg vil ikke elske dem mere, alle deres førere er oprørere.

16 Efra'im er ormstukket, deres rot er blitt tørr, frukt skal de ikke bære; om de enn føder, vil jeg drepe deres dyre livsfrukt.

17 Min Gud skal forkaste dem, fordi de ikke har hørt på ham, og de skal vanke om blandt folkene som flyktninger.

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   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 192


Other references to this chapter:

Arcana Coelestia 217, 264, 273, 382, 1071, 1165, 1566, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 316, 334, 503, 535, 585, 651, 757

The Lord 4, 48

Sacred Scripture 79

True Christianity 247


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 282, 376, 403, 622, 624, 654, 662, ...

Scriptural Confirmations 9, 75

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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