Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone.

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!

American Standard Version

Ephraim is joined to idols; let him alone.

Amplified


Ephraim is joined to idols,
So let him alone [to suffer 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.

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 For Israel has behaved himself stubbornly, like a stubborn heifer. Now LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place. 17 Ephraim is joined to idols, let him alone. 18 Their drink has become sour. They play the harlot continually. Her rulers dearly love shame.



Cross References

Psalm 81:12

So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, that they might walk in their own counsels.

Hosea 4:4

Yet, let no man strive, nor let any man reprove, for thy people are as those who strive with the priest.

Hosea 13:2

And now they sin more and more, and have made themselves molten images of their silver, even idols according to their own understanding, all of them the work of the craftsmen. They say of them, Let the men who sacrifice kiss the ca

Matthew 15:14

Leave them. They are blind leaders of blind men, and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.

Hosea 11:2

The more [the prophets] called them, the more they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind. He continually multiplies lies and desolation. And they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.

Revelation 22:11

Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.

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