Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

So doth it come to be - like people, like priest, - therefore will I visit upon him his ways, and, his doings, will I bring back to him;

New American Standard Bible

And it will be, like people, like priest;
So I will punish them for their ways
And repay them for their deeds.

King James Version

And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

Holman Bible

The same judgment will happen
to both people and priests.
I will punish them for their ways
and repay them for their deeds.

International Standard Version

So it will be: like people, like priest. I will punish them for their lifestyles, rewarding them according to their behavior.

A Conservative Version

And it shall be, like people, like priest. And I will punish them for their ways, and will requite them their doings.

American Standard Version

And it shall be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will requite them their doings.

Amplified


And it shall be: like people, like priest [both are wicked and both will be judged];
So I will punish them for their ways
And repay them for their deeds.

Bible in Basic English

And the priest will be like the people; I will give them punishment for their evil ways, and the reward of their acts.

Darby Translation

And it shall be as the people so the priest; and I will visit their ways upon them, and recompense to them their doings;

Julia Smith Translation

And it was as the people so the priest: and I reviewed upon them their way; and their doings I will turn back to them.

King James 2000

And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them for their deeds.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it will be like people, like priest; I will punish them [for] their ways, and I will requite them for their deeds.

Modern King James verseion

And it has become, Like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them for their doings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus the priest is become like the people. Wherefore I will punish them for their wicked ways, and reward them according to their own imaginations.

NET Bible

I will deal with the people and priests together: I will punish them both for their ways, and I will repay them for their deeds.

New Heart English Bible

It will be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will repay them for their deeds.

Webster

And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

World English Bible

It will be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will repay them for their deeds.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it hath been, like people, like priest, And I have charged on it its ways, And its habitual doings I return to it.

Interlinear

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

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and reward
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 4:9

References

Fausets

Hastings

Sin

Context Readings

The Lord Accuses The Priests

8 The sin of my people, they do eat, - and. unto their iniquity, lift they up every man his desire. 9 So doth it come to be - like people, like priest, - therefore will I visit upon him his ways, and, his doings, will I bring back to him; 10 And they shall eat, and not be satisfied, they have encouraged unchastity, yet have not been making increase, - for unto, Yahweh, have they left off giving heed: -



Cross References

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be - As the people, so, the priest, As the servant, so his lord, As the maid, so, her mistress, - As the buyer, so, the seller, As the lender, so, the borrower, As the debtor, so! his creditor.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets, have prophesied, falsely, And the priests tread down by their means, And, my people, love it, so, - What then can ye do as to her latter end?

Psalm 109:17-18

Because he loved cursing, May it have come upon him, Because he delighted not in blessing, May it have kept far from him;

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities, shall entrap him with the lawless, and, by the cords of his own sin, shall he be seized.

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye to the righteous It is well! For the fruit of their doings, shall they eat:

Isaiah 9:14-16

Therefore hath Yahweh cut off from Israel - Head and tail Palm-top and rush, In one day.

Jeremiah 8:10-12

Therefore, will I give - Their wives to others, Their fields to such as shall take possession of them, For from the least, even unto the greatest, Every one, is, wholly given to extortion: From the prophet even unto the priest, Every one, dealeth, falsely.

Jeremiah 23:11-12

For both prophet and priest, are profane, - Even in my house, have I found their wickedness, Declareth Yahweh.

Ezekiel 22:26-31

Her priests have done violence to my law And have profaned my holy things, Between the hallowed and the common, have they put no difference, And between the unclean and clean, have they not taught men to discern,- And from my sabbaths, have they hid their eyes, So that I have been profaned in their midst.

Hosea 1:4

Then said Yahweh unto him, Call his name Jezreel: for, yet a little, and I will visit the bloodshed of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

Hosea 8:13

My sacrificial gifts, have they been sacrificing as common flesh, and have eaten, Yahweh, hath not accepted them, - Now, will he call to mind their iniquity, that he may punish their sin, they, to Egypt, will return.

Hosea 9:9

They have deeply corrupted themselves, like the days of Gibeah: he will call to mind their iniquity, he will punish their sins.

Zechariah 1:6

Howbeit, as for my words and my statutes with which I charged my servants the prophets, did they not overtake your fathers? and so they returned and said, Just as Yahweh of hosts planned to do unto us, according to our ways and according to our practices, So hath he dealt with us?

Matthew 15:14

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

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