It also will be carried to Assyria for a present to a great king. Ephraim will receive shame, and Israel will be ashamed of his own counsel.
Samaria and her king float away, like a twig on the water.
The high places also of Aven ◆, the sin of Israel, will be destroyed. The thorn and the thistle will come up on their altars.
They will tell the mountains, “Cover us!” and the hills, “Fall on us!”