Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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.

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;

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 eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity. 9 And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings. 10 For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall be guilty of lewdness, and shall not increase: because they have ceased to take heed to the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of interest, so with the giver of interest to him.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

Psalm 109:17-18

As he loved cursing, so let it come to him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Isaiah 9:14-16

Therefore the LORD will cut off from Israel head and tail, branch and rush, in one day.

Jeremiah 8:10-12

Therefore will I give their wives to others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for every one from the least even to the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even to 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, saith the LORD.

Ezekiel 22:26-31

Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shown difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.

Hosea 1:4

And the LORD said to him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

Hosea 8:13

They sacrifice flesh for the sacrifices of my offerings, and eat it; but the LORD accepteth them not; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.

Hosea 9:9

They have deeply corrupted themselves, as in the days of Gibeah: therefore he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins.

Zechariah 1:6

But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, As the LORD of hosts thought to do to us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, so hath he dealt with us.

Matthew 15:14

Let them alone: they are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind leadeth the blind, both will fall into the ditch.

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