Hosea 10:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.

King James Version

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

International Standard Version

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for you.

A Conservative Version

Sow to yourselves in righteousness. Reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground, for it is time to seek LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.

American Standard Version

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness; break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Amplified

Sow for yourselves according to righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God); reap according to mercy and loving-kindness. Break up your uncultivated ground, for it is time to seek the Lord, to inquire for and of Him, and to require His favor, till He comes and teaches you righteousness and rains His righteous gift of salvation upon you.

Bible in Basic English

Put in the seed of righteousness, get in your grain in mercy, let your unploughed earth be turned up: for it is time to make search for the Lord, till he comes and sends righteousness on you like rain.

Darby Translation

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Holman Bible

Sow righteousness for yourselves and reap faithful love; break up your untilled ground. It is time to seek the Lord until He comes and sends righteousness on you like the rain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

Julia Smith Translation

Sow to yourselves for justice, reap ye for the mouth of kindness; break up to you the fallow ground: and the time to seek Jehovah till he shall come and cast justice upon you.

King James 2000

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Sow for yourselves righteousness; {reap loyal love}. Break up for yourself fallow ground; [it is] time to seek Yahweh so he will come and rain righteousness upon you.

Modern King James verseion

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground. For it is time to seek Jehovah, until He comes and rains righteousness on you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that they might sow unto righteousness, and reap the fruits of well doing: that they might plow up their fresh land and seek the LORD, till he came, and learned them righteousness.

NET Bible

Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap unfailing love. Break up the unplowed ground for yourselves, for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers deliverance on you.

New Heart English Bible

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and rains righteousness on you.

New simplified Bible

I said: Plow new ground for yourselves, plant righteousness, and reap the blessings that your devotion to me will produce. It is time for you to turn to me, Jehovah, and I will come and pour out righteousness on you.

The Emphasized Bible

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap ye at thc bidding of lovingkindness, furrow to yourselves the newly-ploughed soil, - then will be the time to seek Yahweh, until he come, that he may rain down righteousness for you.

Webster

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he shall come and reign righteousness upon you.

World English Bible

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Yahweh, until he comes and rains righteousness on you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sow for yourselves in righteousness, Reap according to loving-kindness, Till for yourselves tillage of knowledge, To seek Jehovah, Till he come and shew righteousness to you.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

in
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

break up
ניר 
Niyr 
break up
Usage: 2

נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 4

for it is time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0


come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

and rain
ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

Devotionals

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Images Hosea 10:12

Context Readings

Israel Is Like A Cow That Threshed Grain

11 Ephraim is a trained heifer that loves to thresh, But I will come over her fair neck with a yoke; I will harness Ephraim, Judah will plow, Jacob will harrow for himself. 12 Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you. 13 You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,



Cross References

Isaiah 45:8

"Drip down, O heavens, from above, And let the clouds pour down righteousness; Let the earth open up and salvation bear fruit, And righteousness spring up with it. I, the LORD, have created it.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Isaiah 44:3

'For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants;

Hosea 6:3

"So let us know, let us press on to know the LORD His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering the earth."

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Psalm 72:6

May he come down like rain upon the mown grass, Like showers that water the earth.

Psalm 105:4

Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle in the evening, for you do not know whether morning or evening sowing will succeed, or whether both of them alike will be good.

Isaiah 5:6

"I will lay it waste; It will not be pruned or hoed, But briars and thorns will come up I will also charge the clouds to rain no rain on it."

Isaiah 30:23

Then He will give you rain for the seed which you will sow in the ground, and bread from the yield of the ground, and it will be rich and plenteous; on that day your livestock will graze in a roomy pasture.

Isaiah 31:1

Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help And rely on horses, And trust in chariots because they are many And in horsemen because they are very strong, But they do not look to the Holy One of Israel, nor seek the LORD!

Isaiah 32:20

How blessed will you be, you who sow beside all waters, Who let out freely the ox and the donkey.

Isaiah 55:6

Seek the LORD while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.

Jeremiah 4:3-4

For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, "Break up your fallow ground, And do not sow among thorns.

Jeremiah 29:12-14

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 50:4

"In those days and at that time," declares the LORD, "the sons of Israel will come, both they and the sons of Judah as well; they will go along weeping as they go, and it will be the LORD their God they will seek.

Ezekiel 34:26

"I will make them and the places around My hill a blessing And I will cause showers to come down in their season; they will be showers of blessing.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually.

Amos 5:4

For thus says the LORD to the house of Israel, "Seek Me that you may live.

Amos 5:6

"Seek the LORD that you may live, Or He will break forth like a fire, O house of Joseph, And it will consume with none to quench it for Bethel,

Amos 5:8

He who made the Pleiades and Orion And changes deep darkness into morning, Who also darkens day into night, Who calls for the waters of the sea And pours them out on the surface of the earth, The LORD is His name.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good, And establish justice in the gate! Perhaps the LORD God of hosts May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Zephaniah 2:1-3

Gather yourselves together, yes, gather, O nation without shame,

Luke 13:24

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Acts 2:18

EVEN ON MY BONDSLAVES, BOTH MEN AND WOMEN, I WILL IN THOSE DAYS POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT And they shall prophesy.

1 Corinthians 3:6-7

I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.

James 3:18

And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.



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