Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Yes, for her children I will have no love nor pity nor mercy, for they are the children of harlotry.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither will I have mercy upon her sons, for they are the sons of whoredoms.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 make her as in the day that she was born, and make her as a wilderness, and make her like a dry land, and slay her with thirst. 4  And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they are the children of harlotry. 5 For their mother has played the harlot: she that conceived them has done shamefully: for she said, I will go after my lovers, that 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 the LORD: I will not pity, nor spare, nor have mercy, but destroy them.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore will I also deal in fury: my eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: and though they cry in my ears with a loud voice, yet will I not hear them.

Hosea 1:2

The beginning of the word of the LORD by Hosea. And the LORD said to Hosea, Go, take unto you a wife of harlotry and children of harlotry: for the land has committed great harlotry, departing from the LORD.

Hosea 1:6

And she conceived again, and bore a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruhamah: for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel; but I will utterly take them away.

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 harlotries of your mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

Isaiah 27:11

When its boughs are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor.

Isaiah 57:3

But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the descendants of the adulterer and the harlot.

Jeremiah 16:5

For thus says the LORD, Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, says the LORD, even lovingkindness and mercies.

Ezekiel 9:10

And as for me also, my eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will recompense their way upon their heads.

Zechariah 1:12

Then the angel of the LORD answered and said, O LORD of hosts, how long will you not have mercy on Jerusalem and on the cities of Judah, against which you have had indignation these threescore and ten years?

John 8:41

You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

Romans 9:18

Therefore has he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardens.

Romans 11:22

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness: otherwise you also shall be cut off.

James 2:13

For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.

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