Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Hosea 7:11 in English Standard Version "Ephraim is like a dove, silly and without sense, calling to Egypt, going to Assyria." 2Ki 17:4 But the king of Assyria found treachery in Hoshea, for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison. Ho 4:11 whoredom, wine, and new wine, which take away the understanding. Ho 5:13 When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his wound, then Ephraim went to Assyria, and sent to the great king. But he is not able to cure you or heal your wound. Ho 12:1 Ephraim feeds on the wind and pursues the east wind all day long; they multiply falsehood and violence; they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried to Egypt.