Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Yea, I will have no mercy upon her sons, for they are sons of whoredom,

New American Standard Bible

“Also, I will have no compassion on her children,
Because they are children of harlotry.

King James Version

And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they be the children of whoredoms.

Holman Bible

I will have no compassion on her children
because they are the children of promiscuity.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, I'll not show pity on her children, since they are children of prostitution.

American Standard Version

Yea, upon her children will I have no mercy; for they are children of whoredom;

Amplified


“Also, I will have no mercy on her children,
Because they are the children of prostitution.

Bible in Basic English

And I will have no mercy on her children, for they are the children of her loose ways.

Darby Translation

And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they are the children of whoredoms.

Julia Smith Translation

And her sons I will not compassionate, for they are the sons of fornications

King James 2000

And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they are the children of harlotry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will not have pity on her children, because [they are] children of whoredom.

Modern King James verseion

And I will not have mercy on her sons, for they are the sons of adulteries.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I shall have no pity also upon her children, for they be the children of fornication.

NET Bible

I will have no pity on her children, because they are children conceived in adultery.

New Heart English Bible

Indeed, on her children I will have no mercy; for they are children of unfaithfulness;

The Emphasized Bible

And, on her children, not have compassion, - because, the children of paramours, they are.

Webster

And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they are the children of lewdness.

World English Bible

Indeed, on her children I will have no mercy; for they are children of unfaithfulness;

Youngs Literal Translation

And her sons I do not pity, For sons of whoredoms are they,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will not have mercy
רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 2:4

References

Context Readings

Israel's Adultery Rebuked

3 lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born, and make her as a wilderness, and set her like a dry land, and kill her with thirst. 4 Yea, I will have no mercy upon her sons, for they are sons of whoredom, 5 for their mother has played the harlot. She who conceived them has done shamefully, for she said, I will go after my lovers, who give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.



Cross References

Jeremiah 13:14

And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, says LORD. I will not pity, nor spare, nor have compassion, that I should not destroy them.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore I will also deal in wrath. My eye shall not spare, nor will I have pity. And though they cry in my ears with a loud voice, yet I will not hear them.

Hosea 1:2

When LORD spoke at the first by Hosea, LORD said to Hosea, Go, take to thee a wife of whoredom and children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom, departing from LORD.

Hosea 1:6

And she conceived again, and bore a daughter. And [LORD] said to him, Call her name Lo-ruhamah, for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel, that I should in any way pardon them.

2 Kings 9:22

And it came to pass, when Joram saw Jehu, that he said, Is it peace, Jehu? And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs of it are withered, they shall be broken off. The women shall come, and set them on fire, for it is a people of no understanding. Therefore he who made them will not have compassion upon them, and he who formed them

Isaiah 57:3

But draw near here, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.

Jeremiah 16:5

For thus says LORD, Enter not into the house of mourning, nor go to lament, nor bemoan them, for I have taken away my peace from this people, says LORD, even loving kindness and tender mercies.

Ezekiel 9:10

And as for me also, my eye shall not spare, nor will I have pity, but I will bring their way upon their head.

Zechariah 1:12

Then the agent of LORD answered and said, O LORD of hosts, how long will thou not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which thou have had indignation these seventy years?

John 8:41

Ye do the works of your father. They said therefore to him, We were not begotten from fornication. We have one Father, God.

Romans 9:18

So then he is merciful to whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.

Romans 11:22

Behold therefore the goodness and the severity of God. Indeed toward those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness, otherwise thou too will be cut off.

James 2:13

For the judgment is merciless to him who did no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

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