12:1 icapsphraim feedeth on winde, and followeth after the East winde: hee daily increaseth lies and desolation, and they doe make a couenant with the Assyrians, and oyle is caried into Egypt.  
12:2 The Lord hath also a controuersie with Iudah, and will punish Iacob according to his wayes, according to his doings will he recompense him. Margin Note
12:3 Hee tooke his brother by the heele in the wombe, and by his strength he had power with God. Margin Note
12:4 Yea, he had power ouer the Angel and preuailed: hee wept and made supplication vnto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with vs.  
12:5 Euen the Lord God of hosts, the Lord is his memoriall.  
12:6 Therefore turne thou to thy God: keepe mercie and iudgement, and wait on thy God continually.  
12:7 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: hee loueth to oppresse. Margin Note
12:8 And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I haue found mee out substance: in all my labours they shall finde none iniquitie in mee, that were sinne. Margin Note
12:9 And I that am the Lord thy God from the lande of Egypt, will yet make thee to dwell in tabernacles, as in the dayes of the solemne feast.  
12:10 I haue also spoken by the prophets, and I haue multiplied visions, and vsed similitudes, by the ministerie of the prophets. Margin Note
12:11 Is there iniquitie in Gilead? surely they are vanitie, they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal, yea their altars are as heapes in the furrowes of the fields.  
12:12 And Iacob fled into the countrey of Syria, and Israel serued for a wife, and for a wife he kept sheepe.  
12:13 And by a Prophet the Lord brought Israel out of Egypt, and by a Prophet was he preserued.  
12:14 Ephraim prouoked him to anger, most bitterly: therefore shall he leaue his blood vpon him, and his reproch shall his Lord returne vnto him. Margin Note