Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

King James Version

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Holman Bible

I will depart and return to My place until they recognize their guilt and seek My face; they will search for Me in their distress.

International Standard Version

"I will leave and go back to my place until they admit their offense and seek my face. When affliction comes to them, they will eagerly seek me."

A Conservative Version

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly.

American Standard Version

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me earnestly.

Amplified

I will return to My place [on high] until they acknowledge their offense and feel their guilt and seek My face; in their affliction and distress they will seek, inquire for, and require Me earnestly, saying,

Bible in Basic English

I will go back to my place till they are made waste; in their trouble they will go after me early and will make search for me.

Darby Translation

I will go away, I will return to my place, till they acknowledge their trespass, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will go and return to my place until they acknowledge their guilt and seek my face; in their affliction they will seek me early.

Julia Smith Translation

I will go and turn back to my place, even till when they shall be guilty, and they sought my face: in straitness to them they will turn to me.

King James 2000

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{I will return again} to my place until they acknowledge [their] guilt and seek my face; in their distress they will search me.

Modern King James verseion

I will go; I will return to My place until they confess their guilt and seek My face; in their affliction they will seek Me diligently.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will go, and return to my place, till they wax faint, and seek me.

NET Bible

Then I will return again to my lair until they have suffered their punishment. Then they will seek me; in their distress they will earnestly seek me.

New Heart English Bible

I will go and return to my place, until they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly."

The Emphasized Bible

I will depart, will return unto my place! till what time they acknowledge their guilt, and seek my face, - In their trouble, will they make for me diligent search.

Webster

I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

World English Bible

I will go and return to my place, until they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly."

Youngs Literal Translation

I go -- I turn back unto My place, Till that they are desolate, and have sought My face. In their distress they do seek Me speedily!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to my place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

and seek
בּקשׁ 
Baqash 
Usage: 225

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

Devotionals

Devotionals about Hosea 5:15

Context Readings

The Priests Are A Snare

14 For I will be like a lion to Ephraim And like a young lion to the house of Judah I, even I, will tear to pieces and go away, I will carry away, and there will be none to deliver. 15 I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.



Cross References

Psalm 78:34

When He killed them, then they sought Him, And returned and searched diligently for God;

Isaiah 26:16

O LORD, they sought You in distress; They could only whisper a prayer, Your chastening was upon them.

Jeremiah 2:27

Who say to a tree, 'You are my father,' And to a stone, 'You gave me birth.' For they have turned their back to Me, And not their face; But in the time of their trouble they will say, 'Arise and save us.'

Leviticus 26:40-42

'If they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their forefathers, in their unfaithfulness which they committed against Me, and also in their acting with hostility against Me--

Psalm 50:15

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me."

Jeremiah 3:13

'Only acknowledge your iniquity, That you have transgressed against the LORD your God And have scattered your favors to the strangers under every green tree, And you have not obeyed My voice,' declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 6:9

"Then those of you who escape will remember Me among the nations to which they will be carried captive, how I have been hurt by their adulterous hearts which turned away from Me, and by their eyes which played the harlot after their idols; and they will loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed, for all their abominations.

Exodus 25:21-22

"You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.

Deuteronomy 4:29-31

"But from there you will seek the LORD your God, and you will find Him if you search for Him with all your heart and all your soul.

Deuteronomy 30:1-3

"So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,

Judges 4:3

The sons of Israel cried to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.

Judges 6:6-7

So Israel was brought very low because of Midian, and the sons of Israel cried to the LORD.

Judges 10:10-16

Then the sons of Israel cried out to the LORD, saying, "We have sinned against You, for indeed, we have forsaken our God and served the Baals."

1 Kings 8:10-13

It happened that when the priests came from the holy place, the cloud filled the house of the LORD,

1 Kings 8:47-48

if they take thought in the land where they have been taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of those who have taken them captive, saying, 'We have sinned and have committed iniquity, we have acted wickedly';

2 Chronicles 6:36-37

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to a land far off or near,

2 Chronicles 7:14

and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

Nehemiah 1:8-9

"Remember the word which You commanded Your servant Moses, saying, 'If you are unfaithful I will scatter you among the peoples;

Job 27:8-10

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Job 33:27

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Psalm 83:16

Fill their faces with dishonor, That they may seek Your name, O LORD.

Psalm 132:14

"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Proverbs 1:27-28

When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you.

Proverbs 8:17

"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 26:21

For behold, the LORD is about to come out from His place To punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity; And the earth will reveal her bloodshed And will no longer cover her slain.

Isaiah 64:5-9

You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness, Who remembers You in Your ways Behold, You were angry, for we sinned, We continued in them a long time; And shall we be saved?

Jeremiah 29:12-14

'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

"I have surely heard Ephraim grieving, 'You have chastised me, and I was chastised, Like an untrained calf; Bring me back that I may be restored, For You are the LORD my God.

Ezekiel 8:6

And He said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing, the great abominations which the house of Israel are committing here, so that I would be far from My sanctuary? But yet you will see still greater abominations."

Ezekiel 10:4

Then the glory of the LORD went up from the cherub to the threshold of the temple, and the temple was filled with the cloud and the court was filled with the brightness of the glory of the LORD.

Ezekiel 11:23

The glory of the LORD went up from the midst of the city and stood over the mountain which is east of the city.

Ezekiel 20:43

"There you will remember your ways and all your deeds with which you have defiled yourselves; and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for all the evil things that you have done.

Ezekiel 36:31

"Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and your abominations.

Daniel 9:4-12

I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed and said, "Alas, O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,

Hosea 3:5

Afterward the sons of Israel will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they will come trembling to the LORD and to His goodness in the last days.

Hosea 5:6

They will go with their flocks and herds To seek the LORD, but they will not find Him; He has withdrawn from them.

Hosea 14:1-3

Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, For you have stumbled because of your iniquity.

Micah 1:3

For behold, the LORD is coming forth from His place He will come down and tread on the high places of the earth.

Zephaniah 2:1-3

Gather yourselves together, yes, gather, O nation without shame,

Luke 13:25

"Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, 'Lord, open up to us!' then He will answer and say to you, 'I do not know where you are from.'

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