Parallel Verses

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: -

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


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.

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 So doth it come to be - like people, like priest, - therefore will I visit upon him his ways, and, his doings, will I bring back to him; 10 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: - 11 Unchastity, and wine, and new wine, take away the heart.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

When I have broken your staff of bread, then shall ten women bake your bread in one oven, And give back your bread by weight, - And ye shall eat and not be filled.

Micah 6:14

Thou, shalt eat - and not be satisfied, but be shrunk with hunger within thee, - Though thou remove, yet shalt thou not set in safety, and, what thou dost set in safety, to the sword, will I deliver.

Haggai 1:6

Ye have sown much, but have brought in little, have eaten, and not been filled, have drunk, and not been satisfied with drink, have clothed you, and none hath been warm, - and, he that hath hired himself out, hath put his wages into a bag with holes.

2 Chronicles 24:17

Now, after the death of Jehoiada, came the rulers of Judah, and bowed themselves down unto the king, - then, hearkened the king unto them.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth, are iniquity and deceit, he hath left off to show discretion by doing well:

Psalm 125:5

As for them who turn aside unto their crooked ways, Yahweh, will lead them forth, with the workers of iniquity, Prosperity on Israel!

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous, eateth to satisfy his appetite, but, the belly of the lawless, shall want.

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore, Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, - Lo! my servants, shall eat but, ye, shall be famished, Lo! my servants, shall drink but, ye shall be thirsty, - Lo! my servants, shall rejoice but ye, shall turn pale;

Jeremiah 34:15

And, though, ye, just now turned and did that which was right in mine eyes, by proclaiming liberty, every man to his neighbour, - and solemnised a covenant before me, in the house on which my Name hath been called,

Ezekiel 18:24

But when a righteous man I shall turn away I from his righteousness and do that which is perverse, Shall do according to all the abominations which the lawless man hath done Shall he live? None of his righteous acts which he hath done shall be remembered, In his treachery wherein he hath been treacherous, And in his sin wherein he hath sinned In them, shall he die.

Hosea 4:14

I do not bring punishment upon your daughters when they become unchaste, nor upon your brides, when they commit adultery, for, the men themselves, with unchaste women, do seclude themselves, and, with the common women of the shrine, do offer sacrifice, - and, a people who will not discern, must be ruined.

Hosea 9:11-17

As for Ephraim! like a bird, did their glory, fly away, - no birth, and none with child, no conception.

Zephaniah 1:6

And them who turn away from following Yahweh, - and have neither sought Yahweh, nor enquired for him.

Malachi 2:1-3

Now, therefore, for you, is this charge, O ye priests: -

2 Peter 2:20-22

For, if, having escaped from the defilements of the world by a personal knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, but, by the same having again become entangled, they are defeated, the, last, state hath become, for them, worse than, the first;

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