Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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


They will eat, but not have enough;
They will play the prostitute, but not increase [their descendants],
Because they have stopped giving heed to the Lord.

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.

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

to take heed
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 4:10

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Lord Accuses The Priests

9 And it shall be, like people, like priest. And I will punish them for their ways, and will requite them their doings. 10 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. 11 Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the understanding.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

When I break your staff of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread again by weight, and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Micah 6:14

Thou shall eat, but not be satisfied, and thy humiliation shall be in the midst of thee. And thou shall put away, but shall not save, and that which thou save I will give up to the sword.

Haggai 1:6

Ye have sown much, and bring in little. Ye eat, but ye have not enough. Ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink. Ye clothe yourselves, but there is none warm. And he who earns wages earns wages [to put] into a bag with holes.

2 Chronicles 24:17

Now after the death of Jehoiada the rulers of Judah came, and made obeisance to the king. Then the king hearkened to them.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, LORD will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Proverbs 13:25

A righteous man eats to the satisfying of his soul, but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore thus says lord LORD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry. Behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty. Behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be put to shame.

Jeremiah 34:15

And ye were now turned, and had done that which is right in my eyes, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbor. And ye 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, and commits iniquity, and does according to all the abominations that a wicked man does, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered. I

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your brides when they commit adultery. For themselves go apart with harlots, and they sacrifice with the prostitutes. And the people who do not understand shall be ove

Hosea 9:11-17

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird. There shall be no birth, and none with child, and no conception.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who are turned back from following LORD, and those who have not sought LORD, nor inquired after him.

Malachi 2:1-3

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

2 Peter 2:20-22

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

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