Parallel Verses

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

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.

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.

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.

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 And thou wert weak in the day, and the prophet also was weak with thee by night, and I destroyed thy mother. 6 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 7 As they multiplied so they sinned against me: I will change their glory into dishonor.



Cross References

Isaiah 5:13

For this my people were carried into exile from not knowing; and their honor, men of famine, and their multitude dry with thirst

Hosea 8:14

And Israel will forget him making him, and he will build temples; and Judah multiplied fortified cities: and I sent a fire upon his cities and it will consume its palaces.

2 Chronicles 15:3

And many days to Israel for not a God of truth, and for no priest teaching, and for no law.

Psalm 119:61

The cords of the unjust passed over me: I forget not thy law.

Proverbs 19:2

Also the soul without knowledge is not good, and he hastening with his feat, sins.

Isaiah 1:3

. The ox knew his possessor, and the ass his lord's stall: Israel knew not; my people understood not

Isaiah 17:10

For thou didst forget the God of thy salvation, and didst not remember the rock of thy fortress, for this, thou shalt plant pleasant plants, and thou shalt sow it with vine shoots of the stranger.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye sons of Israel: for a contention to Jehovah with the inhabitants of the land, for no truth and no kindness and no knowledge of God in the land.

Hosea 13:6

According to their pasture, and they will be satiated; they were satiated, and their heart will be lifted up: for this they forgat me.

Zechariah 11:8-9

And I will conceal three shepherds in one month; and my soul will be shortened for them, and also their soul loathed for me.

Zechariah 11:15-17

And Jehovah will say to me, Yet take to thee the vessels of a foolish shepherd.

1 Samuel 2:12

And the sons of Eli, sons of Beli-al; they knew not Jehovah.

1 Samuel 2:28-36

And choosing him from all the tribes of Israel to me for priest, to bring up upon mine altar to burn incense, to lift up the ephod before me; and I gave to the house of thy father all the fires of the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 3:12-15

In that day I will set up all against Eli which I spake against his house, beginning and finishing.

2 Kings 17:16-20

And they will forsake all the commands of Jehovah their God, and make to them a molten thing, two Calves; and they will make images, and they will worship to all the army of the heavens, and serve Baal.

Psalm 119:139

my jealousy cut me off; for mine enemies forgat thy words.

Proverbs 1:30-32

They desired not for my counsels: and derided all my reproofs.

Isaiah 3:12

My people, their tyrants from children, and women ruled over them. My people, they calling thee happy, causing to err; they destroyed the way of thy paths.

Isaiah 27:11

In its harvest being dried up, women shall break it off in coming, illuminating it: for it is a people not understanding: for this he making them will not compassionate them, and he forming them will not have mercy upon them.

Isaiah 28:7

And these also went astray by wine, and by strong drink they erred; the priest and the prophet went astray by strong drink, they were swallowed up from wine, they erred from strong drink, they went astray in seeing, they wavered in judgment.

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble ye together and come; draw ye near together, the escaped of the nations: they knew not lifting up the wood of their carved image, and praying to God he will not save.

Isaiah 56:10-12

Look about, ye blind; they all knew not, they all dumb dogs, they shall not be able to bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests said not Where is Jehovah? and they holding the law knew me not: and the shepherds transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and they went After what will not profit

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish, they knew me not; foolish sons are they and they not understanding; wise are they to do evil, and to do good they knew not

Jeremiah 5:3-4

O Jehovah, are not thine eyes upon faithfulness? thou didst smite them, and they were not pained; thou didst consume them, they refused to take instruction: they made their faces firm above the rock; they refused to turn back.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish people, and no heart; eyes to them and they will not see; and ears to them, and they will not hear:

Jeremiah 8:7-9

Also the stork in the heavens knew her appointment; and the turtle-dove, and the swallow, and the twitterer watched the time of their coming; and my people knew not the judgment of Jehovah.

Hosea 2:13

And I reviewed upon her the days of the Baals, which she will burn incense to them, and she will be decked with her earring and her necklace, and she will go after those loving her, and she forget me, says Jehovah.

Hosea 4:12

My people will ask in their counsel, and with their rod they will announce to them: for the spirit of fornications caused to err, and they will commit fornication from under their God.

Hosea 6:6

For I delighted in mercy and not sacrifice; the knowledge of God more than burnt-offerings.

Hosea 8:1

The trumpet to thy mouth: as an eagle upon the house of Jehovah, because they passed by my covenant and they transgressed against my laws.

Hosea 8:12

I will write to him his multitude of my instructions; they were reckoned as a strange thing.

Malachi 2:1-3

And now to you this command, O ye priests.

Malachi 2:7-9

For the lips of the priest shall watch knowledge, and they shall seek the law from his mouth: for he is the messenger of Jehovah of armies.

Matthew 1:6

And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her of Urias

Matthew 15:3-6

And he, having answered, said to them, Wherefore do ye also pass by the command of God by your tradition

Matthew 15:8

This people draw near me with their mouth, and honour me with their lips; but their heart keeps off far from me.

Matthew 15:14

Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Matthew 21:41-45

They say to him, He will miserably destroy these wicked, and let out the vineyard to other farmers, who will give back to him the fruits in their seasons.

Matthew 23:16-26

Woe to you blind guides, saying, Whoever should swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever should swear by the gold of the temple, he is indebted!

Mark 12:8-9

And they having taken him, killed, and cast out of the vineyard.

Luke 20:16-18

He shall come and destroy these farmers, and give the vineyard to others. And having heard, they said, It may not be.

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

And if also our good news is hid, in the lost is it hid:

Job 36:12

And if they will not hear, they shall pass away by the spear, and they shall expire without knowledge.

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