Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Ephraim is joined to idols; Let him alone.

King James Version

Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

Holman Bible

Ephraim is attached to idols;
leave him alone!

International Standard Version

Ephraim has become entwined with idols; leave him alone!

A Conservative Version

Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone.

American Standard Version

Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.

Amplified

Ephraim is joined [fast] to idols, [so] let him alone [to take the consequences].

Bible in Basic English

Ephraim is joined to false gods; let him be.

Darby Translation

Ephraim is joined to idols: leave him alone.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ephraim is given over to idols; leave him.

Julia Smith Translation

Ephraim is joined to images: leave him.

King James 2000

Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.

Modern King James verseion

Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And whereas Ephraim is become partaker of Idols: well, let him go.

NET Bible

Ephraim has attached himself to idols; Do not go near him!

New Heart English Bible

Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave him alone.

The Emphasized Bible

Mated with idols, is Ephraim, let him alone.

Webster

Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

World English Bible

Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave him alone!

Youngs Literal Translation

Joined to idols is Ephraim, let him alone.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

to idols
עצב 
`atsab 
Usage: 17

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 4:17

References

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

God's Case Against The People

16 Since Israel is stubborn Like a stubborn heifer, Can the LORD now pasture them Like a lamb in a large field? 17 Ephraim is joined to idols; Let him alone. 18 Their liquor gone, They play the harlot continually; Their rulers dearly love shame.



Cross References

Psalm 81:12

"So I gave them over to the stubbornness of their heart, To walk in their own devices.

Hosea 4:4

Yet let no one find fault, and let none offer reproof; For your people are like those who contend with the priest.

Hosea 13:2

And now they sin more and more, And make for themselves molten images, Idols skillfully made from their silver, All of them the work of craftsmen They say of them, "Let the men who sacrifice kiss the calves!"

Matthew 15:14

"Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit."

Hosea 11:2

The more they called them, The more they went from them; They kept sacrificing to the Baals And burning incense to idols.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feeds on wind, And pursues the east wind continually; He multiplies lies and violence. Moreover, he makes a covenant with Assyria, And oil is carried to Egypt.

Revelation 22:11

"Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."

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