When Ephraim spoke trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died.
Treasury of Scripture
1 Samuel 15:17 And Samuel said, When you were little in your own sight, were you not made the head of the tribes of Israel...
Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.
Isaiah 66:2 For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, said the LORD: but to this man will I look...
Luke 14:11 For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
Numbers 2:18-21 On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim according to their armies...
Numbers 10:22 And the standard of the camp of the children of Ephraim set forward according to their armies...
Numbers 13:8,16 Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son of Nun...
Numbers 27:16-23 Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation...
Joshua 3:7 And the LORD said to Joshua, This day will I begin to magnify you in the sight of all Israel, that they may know that...
1 Kings 12:25 Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelled therein; and went out from there, and built Penuel.
Hosea 11:2 As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed to Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
1 Kings 16:29-33 And in the thirty and eighth year of Asa king of Judah began Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel...
1 Kings 18:18,19 And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but you, and your father's house, in that you have forsaken the commandments of the LORD...
2 Kings 17:16-18 And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove...
Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, you shall not eat of it: for in the day that you eat thereof you shall surely die.
Romans 5:12 Why, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed on all men, for that all have sinned:
2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
ContextEphraim's Glory Vanishes
1When Ephraim spoke trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died. 2And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, and idols according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves. 3Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud and as the early dew that passes away, as the chaff that is driven with the whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
When Ephraim spake, there was trembling; he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died.
When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal and died.
Darby Bible Translation
When Ephraim spoke, there was trembling; he exalted himself in Israel: but he trespassed through Baal, and he died.
King James Bible
When Ephraim spake trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died.
Young's Literal Translation
When Ephraim speaketh tremblingly, He hath been lifted up in Israel, When he becometh guilty in Baal he dieth.