Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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.

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;

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 They will eat up the sin of my people, and they will lift up their soul to their iniquity. 9 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. 10 For they ate and they shall not be satisfied, and they committed fornication and they shall not spread abroad: for with Jehovah they left off to watch.



Cross References

Isaiah 24:2

And it was as the people, so the priest; as the servant, so his lord; as the maid, so the mistress; as the buyer, so he selling; as he lending, so the borrower; as be lending on interest, so he exacting interest to him.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesied in falsehood, and the priests will spread out with their hands; and my people loved it thus: and what will ye do to its last part

Psalm 109:17-18

And he will love cursing, and it shall come to him: and he delighted not in praise, and it shall be far from him.

Proverbs 5:22

His iniquities shall take the unjust one, and with the cords of his sins shall he be held fast.

Isaiah 3:10

Say to the just, that it is good that they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Isaiah 9:14-16

And Jehovah will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm branch and reed in one day.

Jeremiah 8:10-12

For this I will give their wives to others; their fields to those inheriting them: for from small and even to great all plundering a plunder, from the prophet and even to the priest, all did falsehood.

Jeremiah 23:11-12

For also the prophets, also the priests were polluted; also in my house I found their evil, says Jehovah.

Ezekiel 22:26-31

Her priests did violence to my law, and they will profane my holy place: between the holy to the profane they separated not, and they did not make known between the unclean to the clean, and from my Sabbath they hid their eyes, and I shall be profaned in the midst of them.

Hosea 1:4

And Jehovah will say to him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little and I reviewed the bloods of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and I caused the kingdom of the house of Israel to cease.

Hosea 8:13

The sacrifices of my gifts they will sacrifice flesh, and they will eat; Jehovah delighted not in them; now will he remember their iniquity, and he will review their sins: they shall turn back to Egypt

Hosea 9:9

They made deep, they were corrupted as the days of the hill: he will remember their iniquity, he will review their sins.

Zechariah 1:6

But the words and the laws which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not reach your fathers? and they will turn back and say, As Jehovah of armies purposed to do to us according to our ways and according to our doings, so he did with us.

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.

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