King James Bible
Youngs Literal Translation
||Set the trumpet to thy mouth. He shall come as an eagle against the house of the LORD, because they have transgressed my covenant, and trespassed against my law.
||`Unto thy mouth -- a trumpet, As an eagle against the house of Jehovah, Because they transgressed My covenant, And against My law they have rebelled.
||Israel shall cry unto me, My God, we know thee.
||To Me they cry, `My God, we -- Israel -- have known Thee.'
||Israel hath cast off the thing that is good: the enemy shall pursue him.
||Cast off good hath Israel, an enemy pursueth him.
||They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.
||They have made kings, and not by Me, They have made princes, and I have not known, Their silver and their gold they have made to them idols, So that they are cut off.
||Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocency?
||Cast off hath thy calf, O Samaria, Burned hath Mine anger against them, Till when are they not capable of purity?
||For from Israel was it also: the workman made it; therefore it is not God: but the calf of Samaria shall be broken in pieces.
||For even it `is' of Israel; an artificer made it, And it `is' not God, For the calf of Samaria is fragments!
||For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.
||For wind they sow, and a hurricane they reap, Stalk it hath none -- a shoot not yielding grain, If so be it yield -- strangers do swallow it up.
||Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.
||Israel hath been swallowed up, Now they have been among nations, As a vessel in which is no delight.
||For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.
||For they -- they have gone up `to' Asshur, A wild ass alone by himself `is' Ephraim, They have hired lovers!
||Yea, though they have hired among the nations, now will I gather them, and they shall sorrow a little for the burden of the king of princes.
||Also though they hire among nations, Now I gather them, and they are pained a little, From the burden of a king of princes.
||Because Ephraim hath made many altars to sin, altars shall be unto him to sin.
||Because Ephraim did multiply altars to sin, They have been to him altars to sin.
||I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing.
||I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.
||They sacrifice flesh for the sacrifices of mine offerings, and eat it; but the LORD accepteth them not; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.
||The sacrifices of Mine offerings! They sacrifice flesh, and they eat, Jehovah hath not accepted them, Now doth He remember their iniquity, And inspect their sin, They -- `to' Egypt they turn back.
||For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.
||And forget doth Israel his Maker, and buildeth temples, And Judah hath multiplied cities of defence, And I have sent a fire into his cities, And it hath consumed their palaces!