11:1 When Israel [was] a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
11:1 "When Israel was a child, I loved him, And out of Egypt I called My son.

11:2 [As] they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
11:2 As they called them, So they went from them; They sacrificed to the Baals, And burned incense to carved images.

11:3 I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms; but they knew not that I healed them.
11:3 "I taught Ephraim to walk, Taking them by their arms; But they did not know that I healed them.

11:4 I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.
11:4 I drew them with gentle cords, With bands of love, And I was to them as those who take the yoke from their neck. I stooped and fed them.

11:5 He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.
11:5 "He shall not return to the land of Egypt; But the Assyrian shall be his king, Because they refused to repent.

11:6 And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour [them], because of their own counsels.
11:6 And the sword shall slash in his cities, Devour his districts, And consume them, Because of their own counsels.

11:7 And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt [him].
11:7 My people are bent on backsliding from Me. Though they call to the Most High, None at all exalt Him.

11:8 How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? [how] shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? [how] shall I set thee as Zeboim? mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are kindled together.
11:8 "How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I set you like Zeboiim? My heart churns within Me; My sympathy is stirred.

11:9 I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not return to destroy Ephraim: for I [am] God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee: and I will not enter into the city.
11:9 I will not execute the fierceness of My anger; I will not again destroy Ephraim. For I am God, and not man, The Holy One in your midst; And I will not come with terror.

11:10 They shall walk after the LORD: he shall roar like a lion: when he shall roar, then the children shall tremble from the west.
11:10 "They shall walk after the LORD. He will roar like a lion. When He roars, Then His sons shall come trembling from the west;

11:11 They shall tremble as a bird out of Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of Assyria: and I will place them in their houses, saith the LORD.
11:11 They shall come trembling like a bird from Egypt, Like a dove from the land of Assyria. And I will let them dwell in their houses," Says the LORD.

11:12 Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.
11:12 "Ephraim has encircled Me with lies, And the house of Israel with deceit; But Judah still walks with God, Even with the Holy One who is faithful.