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Hosea 12

Hos. 12:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Ephraim
'Ephrayim (Hebrew #669)
double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory
KJV usage: Ephraim, Ephraimites.
Pronounce: ef-rah'-yim
Origin: dual of masculine form of 672
feedeth
ra`ah (Hebrew #7462)
to tend a flock; i.e. pasture it; intransitively, to graze (literally or figuratively); generally to rule; by extension, to associate with (as a friend)
KJV usage: X break, companion, keep company with, devour, eat up, evil entreat, feed, use as a friend, make friendship with, herdman, keep (sheep)(-er), pastor, + shearing house, shepherd, wander, waste.
Pronounce: raw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
on wind
ruwach (Hebrew #7307)
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions)
KJV usage: air, anger, blast, breath, X cool, courage, mind, X quarter, X side, spirit((-ual)), tempest, X vain, ((whirl-))wind(-y).
Pronounce: roo'-akh
Origin: from 7306
, and followeth
radaph (Hebrew #7291)
to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by)
KJV usage: chase, put to flight, follow (after, on), hunt, (be under) persecute(-ion, -or), pursue(-r).
Pronounce: raw-daf'
Origin: a primitive root
after the east wind
qadiym (Hebrew #6921)
from 6923; the fore or front part; hence (by orientation) the East (often adverbially, eastward, for brevity the east wind)
KJV usage: east(-ward, wind).
Pronounce: kaw-deem'
Origin: or qadim {kaw-deem'}
: he daily
yowm (Hebrew #3117)
a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb)
KJV usage: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.
Pronounce: yome
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be hot
increaseth
rabah (Hebrew #7235)
to increase (in whatever respect)
KJV usage: (bring in) abundance (X -antly), + archer (by mistake for 7232), be in authority, bring up, X continue, enlarge, excel, exceeding(-ly), be full of, (be, make) great(-er, -ly, X -ness), grow up, heap, increase, be long, (be, give, have, make, use) many (a time), (any, be, give, give the, have) more (in number), (ask, be, be so, gather, over, take, yield) much (greater, more), (make to) multiply, nourish, plenty(-eous), X process (of time), sore, store, thoroughly, very.
Pronounce: raw-baw'
Origin: a primitive root
lies
kazab (Hebrew #3577)
falsehood; literally (untruth) or figuratively (idol)
KJV usage: deceitful, false, leasing, + liar, lie, lying.
Pronounce: kaw-zawb'
Origin: from 3576
and desolation
shod (Hebrew #7701)
from 7736; violence, ravage
KJV usage: desolation, destruction, oppression, robbery, spoil(-ed, -er, - ing), wasting.
Pronounce: shode
Origin: or showd (Job 5:21) {shode}
; and they do make
karath (Hebrew #3772)
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e. make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces)
KJV usage: be chewed, be con-(feder-)ate, covenant, cut (down, off), destroy, fail, feller, be freed, hew (down), make a league ((covenant)), X lose, perish, X utterly, X want.
Pronounce: kaw-rath'
Origin: a primitive root
a covenant
briyth (Hebrew #1285)
a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh)
KJV usage: confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league.
Pronounce: ber-eeth'
Origin: from 1262 (in the sense of cutting (like 1254))
with the Assyrians
'Ashshuwr (Hebrew #804)
apparently from 833 (in the sense of successful); Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (i.e. Assyria), its region and its empire
KJV usage: Asshur, Assur, Assyria, Assyrians. See 838.
Pronounce: ash-shoor'
Origin: or iAshshur {ash-shoor'}
, and oil
shemen (Hebrew #8081)
grease, especially liquid (as from the olive, often perfumed); figuratively, richness
KJV usage: anointing, X fat (things), X fruitful, oil((-ed)), ointment, olive, + pine.
Pronounce: sheh'-men
Origin: from 8080
c is carried
yabal (Hebrew #2986)
properly, to flow; causatively, to bring (especially with pomp)
KJV usage: bring (forth), carry, lead (forth).
Pronounce: yaw-bal'
Origin: a primitive root
into Egypt
Mitsrayim (Hebrew #4714)
Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt
KJV usage: Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.
Pronounce: mits-rah'-yim
Origin: dual of 4693
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1-2:  A reproof of Ephraim, Judah, and Jacob.
3-6:  By former favours he exhorts to repentance.
7-14:  Ephraim's sins provoke God.
feedeth.
he daily.
and they.

J. N. Darby Translation

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Ephraim feedeth on wind, and pursueth after the east wind: all day long he multiplieth lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.