Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They will eat, but not have enough; They will play the harlot, but not increase, Because they have stopped giving heed to the LORD.

King James Version

For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.

Holman Bible

They will eat but not be satisfied; they will be promiscuous but not multiply; for they have abandoned their devotion to the Lord.

International Standard Version

They will eat, but will not be satisfied. They will engage in prostitution, but they won't increase, because they have stopped listening to the LORD.

A Conservative Version

And they shall eat, and not have enough. They shall play the harlot, and shall not increase, because they have left off taking heed to LORD.

American Standard Version

And they shall eat, and not have enough; they shall play the harlot, and shall not increase; because they have left off taking heed to Jehovah.

Amplified

For they shall eat and not have enough; they shall play the harlot and beget no increase, because they have forsaken the Lord for harlotry;

Bible in Basic English

They will have food, but they will not be full; they will be false to me, but they will not be increased, because they no longer give thought to the Lord.

Darby Translation

and they shall eat, and not have enough; they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: for they have left off taking heed to Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they shall eat and not be satisfied; they shall commit whoredom and shall not increase because they have quit showing hospitality unto the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

For they ate and they shall not be satisfied, and they committed fornication and they shall not spread abroad: for with Jehovah they left off to watch.

King James 2000

For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit harlotry, and shall not increase: because they have ceased to obey the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They will eat and not be satisfied; they will play the whore and not multiply, because they have forsaken Yahweh {to devote themselves to

Modern King James verseion

For they shall eat and not have enough. They shall fornicate and not increase, because they have stopped taking heed to Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They shall eat, and not have enough: they have used whoredom, therefore shall they not prosper: and why? They have forsaken the LORD, and not regarded him.

NET Bible

They will eat, but not be satisfied; they will engage in prostitution, but not increase in numbers; because they have abandoned the Lord by pursuing other gods.

New Heart English Bible

They will eat, and not have enough. They will play the prostitute, and will not increase; because they have abandoned giving to the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

And they shall eat, and not be satisfied, they have encouraged unchastity, yet have not been making increase, - for unto, Yahweh, have they left off giving heed: -

Webster

For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall be guilty of lewdness, and shall not increase: because they have ceased to take heed to the LORD.

World English Bible

They will eat, and not have enough. They will play the prostitute, and will not increase; because they have abandoned giving to Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have eaten, and are not satisfied, They have gone a-whoring, and increase not, For they have left off taking heed to Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and not have enough
שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

and shall not increase
פּרץ 
Parats 
Usage: 49

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 4:10

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Lord Accuses The Priests

9 And it will be, like people, like priest; So I will punish them for their ways And repay them for their deeds. 10 They will eat, but not have enough; They will play the harlot, but not increase, Because they have stopped giving heed to the LORD. 11 Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the understanding.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

'When I break your staff of bread, ten women will bake your bread in one oven, and they will bring back your bread in rationed amounts, so that you will eat and not be satisfied.

Micah 6:14

"You will eat, but you will not be satisfied, And your vileness will be in your midst You will try to remove for safekeeping, But you will not preserve anything, And what you do preserve I will give to the sword.

Haggai 1:6

"You have sown much, but harvest little; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied; you drink, but there is not enough to become drunk; you put on clothing, but no one is warm enough; and he who earns, earns wages to put into a purse with holes."

2 Chronicles 24:17

But after the death of Jehoiada the officials of Judah came and bowed down to the king, and the king listened to them.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity Peace be upon Israel.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Jeremiah 34:15

"Although recently you had turned and done what is right in My sight, each man proclaiming release to his neighbor, and you had made a covenant before Me in the house which is called by My name.

Ezekiel 18:24

"But when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, will he live? All his righteous deeds which he has done will not be remembered for his treachery which he has committed and his sin which he has committed; for them he will die.

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot Or your brides when they commit adultery, For the men themselves go apart with harlots And offer sacrifices with temple prostitutes; So the people without understanding are ruined.

Hosea 9:11-17

As for Ephraim, their glory will fly away like a bird-- No birth, no pregnancy and no conception!

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have turned back from following the LORD, And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him."

Malachi 2:1-3

"And now this commandment is for you, O priests.

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world by the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and are overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

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