6:1 icapsome, and let vs returne vnto the Lord: for hee hath torne, and hee will heale vs: he hath smitten, and he will binde vs vp.  
6:2 After two daies will he reuiue vs, in the third day he will raise vs vp, and we shall liue in his sight.  
6:3 Then shal we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared, as the morning; & he shall come vnto vs, as the raine; as the latter and former raine vnto the earth.  
6:4 O Ephraim, what shall I doe vnto thee? O Iudah, what shall I do vnto thee? For your goodnesse is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away. Margin Note
6:5 Therefore haue I shewed them by the Prophets: I haue slaine them by the wordes of my mouth, and thy iudgements are as the light that goeth foorth. Margin Note
6:6 For I desired mercie, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more then burnt offerings.  
6:7 But they like men haue transgressed the Couenant: there haue they dealt treacherously against me. Margin Note
6:8 Gilead is a city of them that worke iniquitie; and is polluted with blood. Margin Note
6:9 And as troupes of robbers waite for a man, so the company of priestes murther in the way by consent: for they commit lewdnesse. Margin Note
6:10 I haue seene an horrible thing in the house of Israel: there is the whoredome of Ephraim, Israel is defiled.  
6:11 Also O Iudah, hee hath set an haruest for thee, when I returned the captiuitie of my people.