Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

My people, are destroyed, for lack of knowledge, - Because, thou, hast rejected knowledge, therefore will I reject thee from ministering as priest unto me, and, because thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also, will forget thy children.

New American Standard Bible

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I also will reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I also will forget your children.

King James Version

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Holman Bible

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Because you have rejected knowledge,
I will reject you from serving as My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I will also forget your sons.

International Standard Version

My people are destroyed because they lack knowledge of me. Because you rejected that knowledge, I will reject you as a priest for me. Since you forget the Law of your God, I will also forget your children.

A Conservative Version

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because thou have rejected knowledge, I also will reject thee, that thou shall be no priest to me. Since thou have forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy sons.

American Standard Version

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Amplified


My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge [of My law, where I reveal My will].
Because you [the priestly nation] have rejected knowledge,
I will also reject you from being My priest.
Since you have forgotten the law of your God,
I will also forget your children.

Bible in Basic English

Destruction has overtaken my people because they have no knowledge; because you have given up knowledge, I will give you up, so that you will be no priest to me, because you have not kept in mind the law of your God, I will not keep your children in my memory.

Darby Translation

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Julia Smith Translation

My people were cut off from not knowing: because thou didst reject knowledge and I will reject thee from being priest to me: and thou wilt forget the instructions of thy God; I will also forget thy sons, also I

King James 2000

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from acting as a priest for me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Modern King James verseion

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you from being priest to Me. Since you have forgotten the Law of your God, I will also forget your sons, even I.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My people perish, because they have no knowledge. Seeing then that thou hast refused understanding, therefore will I refuse thee also: so that thou shalt no more be my priest. And forsomuch as thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

NET Bible

You have destroyed my people by failing to acknowledge me! Because you refuse to acknowledge me, I will reject you as my priests. Because you reject the law of your God, I will reject your descendants.

New Heart English Bible

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Webster

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

World English Bible

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cut off have been My people for lack of knowledge, Because thou knowledge hast rejected, I reject thee from being priest to Me, And thou forgettest the law of thy God, I forget thy sons, I also!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 15

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

I will also reject
מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

thee, that thou shalt be no priest
כּהן 
Kahan 
Usage: 23

to me seeing thou hast forgotten
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

of thy God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

I will also forget
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 4:6

References

Fausets

Watsons

Images Hosea 4:6

Prayers for Hosea 4:6

Context Readings

The Lord Accuses The Priests

5 So shouldst thou stumble in the daytime, and even the prophet stumble with thee, in the night, - and I should destroy thine own mother. 6 My people, are destroyed, for lack of knowledge, - Because, thou, hast rejected knowledge, therefore will I reject thee from ministering as priest unto me, and, because thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also, will forget thy children. 7 As they were magnified, so, they sinned against me, - My glory - for what was contemptible, did they exchange.



Cross References

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore, are my people taken away captive before they know it, - And their honourable mean are famished with hunger, And, their multitude, do gape for thirst.

Hosea 8:14

And so Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and hath built temples, and, Judah, hath multiplied fortified cities, - Therefore will I send a fire upon his cities, and it shall consume the palaces thereof.

2 Chronicles 15:3

Now, many days, had Israel been, - without the faithful God, and without a teaching priest, and without the law;

Psalm 119:61

The meshes of the lawless, have surrounded me, Thy law, have I not forgotten.

Proverbs 19:2

Surely, for the soul to be, without knowledge, is not good, and, he that hasteth with his feet, strayeth.

Isaiah 1:3

An ox knoweth, his owner, And an ass his masters crib, - Israel, doth not know, My people doth not consider.

Isaiah 17:10

Because thou didst forget the God of thy salvation, And thy Rock of refuge, thou didst not remember, For this cause, shalt thou plant very pleasant plants, And, the slip of a stranger, shalt thou set:

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, ye sons of Israel, - that, a controversy, hath Yahweh with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no faithfulness, nor lovingkindness, nor knowledge of God, in the land:

Hosea 13:6

Whenever they were pastured, then were they satisfied, They were satisfied, and their heart, was lifted up, - because of this, they forgat me.

Zechariah 11:8-9

And I sent off three shepherds, in one month, - for impatient was my soul with them, moreover also, their soul, felt a loathing against me.

Zechariah 11:15-17

Then said Yahweh unto me, - Yet further take thee the implements of a worthless shepherd.

1 Samuel 2:12

Now, the sons of Eli, were abandoned men, - they knew not Yahweh.

1 Samuel 2:28-36

choosing him out of all the tribes of Israel unto myself, to minister as priest, to offer upon mine altar, to perfume with incense to bear an ephod before me, - Therefore gave I unto the house of thy father all the altar-flames of the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 3:12-15

In that day, will I confirm against Eli, all that I have spoken against his house, - beginning and finishing.

2 Kings 17:16-20

But they forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made for themselves something molten - two calves, and made a Sacred Stem, and bowed themselves down to all the army of the heavens, and served Baal;

Psalm 119:139

My zeal, hath put an end to me, for mine adversaries have forgotten thy words.

Proverbs 1:30-32

Consented not to my counsel, disdained all my rebuke,

Isaiah 3:12

My people! children, are their tyrants, And, women, rule over them, - My people! they who should lead thee forward, are causing thee to stray, Thy pathways, have they destroyed,

Isaiah 27:11

When the cut-off boughs thereof are dry, they shall be broken to pieces, Women, coming, are kindling it! For it is not a people of understanding, For this cause, Will he that made him, not have compassion upon him, And, he that formed him, will shew him no favour.

Isaiah 28:7

But as for these, With wine, do they reel, and With strong drink, do they stagger, - Priest and prophet, reel with strong drink They are swallowed up through wine They stagger through strong drink, They reel in prophetic vision, They totter in pronouncing judgment.

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble yourselves and come Draw near together, ye escaped of the nations, - They know not Who carry the wood of their carved image, And pray unto a GOD who cannot save.

Isaiah 56:10-12

His watchmen, are blind None of them, know, All of them, are dumb dogs, they cannot bark, - Dreaming, sleeping, loving to slumber.

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests, said not Where is Yahweh? And, they who handled the law, did not acknowledge me, And the shepherds transgressed against me, - And the prophets, prophesied by Baal, And so after things that could not profit, did they walk.

Jeremiah 4:22

Surely, perverse, is my people Me, have they not known, Foolish sons, they are, Yea without understanding, they are: Wise, they are to commit wickedness, But how to do well, they know not!

Jeremiah 5:3-4

O Yahweh! thine own eyes, are they not directed to fidelity? Thou hast smitten them Yet have they not grieved, Thou hast consumed them - They have refused to receive correction, - They have made their faces bolder than a cliff, They have refused to return.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear this, I pray you ye people - foolish and without heart, - Eyes, have they, and see not, Ears, have they, and hear not!

Jeremiah 8:7-9

Even the stork in the heavens knoweth her appointed times, And the turtle and the swallow and the crane, observe the season for coming; But my people know not the just sentence of Yahweh.

Hosea 2:13

So will I visit upon her the days of the Baals, unto whom she used to burn incense, and decked herself with her nose-ring and her jewelry, and went her way after her lovers, - whereas, me, she forgat, Declareth Yahweh.

Hosea 4:12

My people, of their Wood, do ask, - Let, their Staff, then tell them, - for, the spirit of unchastity, hath led them astray, and they have unchastely departed from under their God.

Hosea 6:6

For, lovingkindness, I desired, and not sacrifice, - and the knowledge of God, more than ascending-offerings.

Hosea 8:1

To thy mouth, with a horn! Like an eagle, on the house of Yahweh, - because they have violated my covenant, and, against my law, have they transgressed.

Hosea 8:12

I have been wont to write for him the myriad things of my law, - Like something alien, have they been accounted.

Malachi 2:1-3

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

Malachi 2:7-9

For, the lips of a priest, should keep knowledge, and, a deliverance, should men seek at his mouth, - for, the messenger of Yahweh of hosts, he is.

Matthew 1:6

And Jesse begat David the King. And David begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Uriah;

Matthew 15:3-6

But, he, answering, said unto them - Wherefore do, ye also, transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?

Matthew 15:8

This people, with the lips, do, honour, me, while, their heart, far off, holdeth from me;

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone! they are, blind leaders; and, if the, blind, lead the, blind, both, into a ditch, will fall.

Matthew 21:41-45

They say unto him - Miserable men! Miserably, will he destroy them; and will let out, the vineyard, to other husbandmen, who will render unto him the fruits in their seasons.

Matthew 23:16-26

Alas for you, blind guides! that say - Whosoever shall swear by the Temple, it is, nothing, but, whosoever shall swear by the gold of the Temple, is bound:

Mark 12:8-9

And, taking, they slew him, and cast him forth outside the vineyard.

Luke 20:16-18

He will come, and destroy these husbandmen, and give the vineyard unto others. But, when they heard it, they said - Far be it!

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

And, even if our glad-message is veiled, in them who are perishing, it is veiled,

Job 36:12

But, if they would not hearken, by a weapon, should they pass away, and breathe their last, no one knowing.

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