Jeremiah 31:18
I have surely heard Ephraim's moaning: 'You disciplined me severely, like an untrained calf. Restore me, and I will return, for You are the LORD my God.
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Job 33:27, 28
Then he will sing before men with these words: 'I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved. . . .

Psalm 102:19, 20
For He looked down from the heights of His sanctuary; the LORD gazed out from heaven to earth, . . .

Isaiah 57:15-18
For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and humble of spirit, to restore the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the contrite. . . .

Hosea 5:15
Then I will return to My place until they admit their guilt and seek My face; in their affliction they will earnestly seek Me."

Hosea 6:1, 2
Come, let us return to the LORD. For He has torn us to pieces, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bind us up. . . .

Luke 15:20
So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still in the distance, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him.


Jeremiah 31:6, 9
For there will be a day when watchmen will call out on the hills of Ephraim, 'Arise, let us go up to Zion, to the LORD our God!'" . . .

Jeremiah 3:21, 22
A voice is heard on the barren heights, the children of Israel weeping and begging for mercy, because they have perverted their ways and forgotten the LORD their God. . . .

Jeremiah 50:4, 5
"In those days and at that time, declares the LORD, the children of Israel and the children of Judah will come together, weeping as they come, and will seek the LORD their God. . . .

Hosea 11:8, 9
How can I give you up, O Ephraim? How can I surrender you, O Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I treat you like Zeboiim? My heart is turned within Me; My compassion is stirred! . . .

Hosea 14:4-8
I will heal their apostasy; I will freely love them, for My anger has turned away from them. . . .

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Jeremiah 2:30
"I have struck your sons in vain; they accepted no discipline. Your own sword has devoured your prophets like a voracious lion.

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, do not Your eyes look for truth? You struck them, but they felt no pain. You finished them off, but they refused to accept discipline. They have made their faces harder than stone and refused to repent.

Job 5:17
Blessed indeed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.

Psalm 39:8, 9
Deliver me from all my transgressions; do not make me the reproach of fools. . . .

Psalm 94:12
Blessed is the man You discipline, O LORD, and teach from Your law,

Psalm 119:75
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are righteous, and that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.

Proverbs 3:11
My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not loathe His reproof;

Isaiah 1:5
Why do you want more beatings? Why do you keep rebelling? Your head has a massive wound, and your whole heart is afflicted.

Isaiah 9:13
But the people did not return to Him who struck them; they did not seek the LORD of Hosts.

Isaiah 57:17
I was enraged by his sinful greed, so I struck him and hid My face in anger; yet he kept turning back to the desires of his heart.

Hosea 5:12, 13
So I am like a moth to Ephraim, and like decay to the house of Judah. . . .

Zephaniah 3:2
She heeded no voice; she accepted no instruction. She does not trust in the LORD; she has not drawn near to her God.

Hebrews 12:5
And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons: "My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, or lose heart when He rebukes you.

Revelation 3:19
Those I love, I rebuke and discipline. Therefore be earnest and repent.

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Psalm 32:9
Do not be like the horse or mule, which have no understanding; they must be controlled with bit and bridle to make them come to you.

Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools!

Proverbs 29:1
A man who remains stiff-necked after much reproof will suddenly be shattered beyond recovery.

Isaiah 51:20
Your sons have fainted; they lie at the head of every street, like an antelope in a net. They are full of the wrath of the LORD, the rebuke of your God.

Isaiah 53:7
He was oppressed and afflicted, yet He did not open His mouth. He was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so He did not open His mouth.

Lamentations 3:27-30
It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is still young. . . .

Hosea 10:11
Ephraim is a well-trained heifer that loves to thresh; but I will place a yoke on her fair neck. I will harness Ephraim, Judah will plow, and Jacob will break the hard ground.


Jeremiah 17:14
Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for You are my praise.

Psalm 80:3, 7, 19
Restore us, O God, and cause Your face to shine upon us, that we may be saved. . . .

Psalm 85:4
Restore us, O God of our salvation, and put away Your displeasure toward us.

Lamentations 5:21
Restore us to Yourself, O LORD, so we may return; renew our days as of old,

Malachi 4:6
And he will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers. Otherwise, I will come and strike the land with a curse."

Luke 1:17
And he will go on before the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous--to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."

Acts 3:26
When God raised up His servant, He sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."

Philippians 2:13
For it is God who works in you to will and to act on behalf of His good pleasure.

James 1:16-18
Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. . . .


Jeremiah 3:22, 25
"Return, O faithless children, and I will heal your faithlessness." "Here we are. We come to You, for You are the LORD our God. . . .

Isaiah 63:16
Yet You are our Father, though Abraham does not know us and Israel does not acknowledge us. You, O LORD, are our Father; our Redeemer from of old is Your name.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

King James Bible
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have heard Ephraim moaning, "You disciplined me, and I have been disciplined like an untrained calf. Restore me, and I will return, for you, LORD, are my God.

International Standard Version
"I've certainly heard Ephraim shuddering with grief as they said, 'You have disciplined me, and I'm disciplined like an untrained calf. Restore me, and let me return, for you are the LORD my God.

NET Bible
I have indeed heard the people of Israel say mournfully, 'We were like a calf untrained to the yoke. You disciplined us and we learned from it. Let us come back to you and we will do so, for you are the LORD our God.
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