Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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: -

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 there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings. 10 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. 11 Lewdness and wine and new wine take away the heart.



Cross References

Leviticus 26:26

And when I have broke the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver you your bread again by weight: and ye shall eat, and not be satisfied.

Micah 6:14

Thou shalt eat, but not be satisfied; and thy casting down shall be in the midst of thee; and thou shalt take hold, but shalt not deliver; and that which thou deliverest will I 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 that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

2 Chronicles 24:17

Now after the death of Jehoiada came the princes of Judah, 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 hath ceased to be wise, and to do good.

Psalm 125:5

As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.

Proverbs 13:25

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, 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 ashamed:

Jeremiah 34:15

And ye had now turned, and had done right in my sight, 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 the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.

Hosea 4:14

I will not punish your daughters when they are guilty of lewdness, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for they themselves are separated with prostitutes, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

Hosea 9:11-17

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird, from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.

Zephaniah 1:6

And them that have turned back from the LORD; and those that have not sought the LORD, nor inquired for him.

Malachi 2:1-3

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

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.

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