Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave 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!

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 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.

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 extremely stubbornly, like a stubborn heifer. Then how will Yahweh feed them like a lamb in a meadow. 17 Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave him alone! 18 Their drink has become sour. They play the prostitute continually. Her rulers dearly love their shameful way.



Cross References

Psalm 81:12

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

Hosea 4:4

"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

Hosea 13:2

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, 'They offer human sacrifice and kiss the calves.'

Matthew 15:14

Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

Hosea 11:2

They called to them, so they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baals, and burned incense to engraved images.

Hosea 12:1

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

Revelation 22:11

He who acts unjustly, let him act unjustly still. He who is filthy, let him be filthy still. He who is righteous, let him do righteousness still. He who is holy, let him be holy still."

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