Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Their doings, will not suffer, them to return unto their God, - for, the spirit of unchastity, is within them, and, Yahweh, have they not known.

New American Standard Bible

Their deeds will not allow them
To return to their God.
For a spirit of harlotry is within them,
And they do not know the Lord.

King James Version

They will not frame their doings to turn unto their God: for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.

Holman Bible

Their actions do not allow them
to return to their God,
for a spirit of promiscuity is among them,
and they do not know the Lord.

International Standard Version

"Their actions hinder them from turning to their God, because a spirit of fornication is in their midst, and the LORD they do not know.

A Conservative Version

Their doings will not allow them to turn to their God, for the spirit of whoredom is within them, and they do not know LORD.

American Standard Version

Their doings will not suffer them to turn unto their God; for the spirit of whoredom is within them, and they know not Jehovah.

Amplified


Their [immoral] practices will not permit them
To return to their God,
For the spirit of prostitution is within them
And they do not know the Lord [they do not recognize, appreciate, heed or cherish Him].

Bible in Basic English

Their works will not let them come back to their God, for a false spirit is in them and they have no knowledge of the Lord.

Darby Translation

Their doings do not allow them to return unto their God; for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they know not Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

They will not give their doings to turn back to their God, for the spirit of fornication is in the midst of them, and they knew not Jehovah.

King James 2000

They will not change their deeds to turn unto their God: for the spirit of harlotry is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Their deeds do not permit them to return them to God. Because a spirit of whoredom [is] in their midst, they do not know Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Their doings will not allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of fornication is in their midst, and they have not known Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They are not minded to turn unto their God, for they have an whorish heart, so that they cannot know the LORD.

NET Bible

Their wicked deeds do not allow them to return to their God; because a spirit of idolatry controls their heart, and they do not acknowledge the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of prostitution is within them, and they do not know the LORD.

Webster

They will not frame their doings to turn to their God: for the spirit of lewdness is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.

World English Bible

Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of prostitution is within them, and they don't know Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

They give not up their habitual doings, To turn back unto their God, For a spirit of whoredoms is in their midst, And Jehovah they have not known.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
They will not frame
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

מעלל 
Ma`alal 
Usage: 41

to turn
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

for the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

זנוּן 
Zanuwn 
Usage: 12

is in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

Context Readings

Hosea Warns Against Idolatry

3 I, have known Ephraim, and, Israel, hath not been hidden from me, - for, now, hast thou committed unchastity, O Ephraim, Israel, hath made himself impure. 4 Their doings, will not suffer, them to return unto their God, - for, the spirit of unchastity, is within them, and, Yahweh, have they not known. 5 Therefore will the Excellency of Israel, answer, to his face, - and, Israel and Ephraim, shall stumble in their iniquity, even Judah with them, hath stumbled.



Cross References

Hosea 4:12

My people, of their Wood, do ask, - Let, their Staff, then tell them, - for, the spirit of unchastity, hath led them astray, and they have unchastely departed from under their God.

1 Samuel 2:12

Now, the sons of Eli, were abandoned men, - they knew not Yahweh.

Psalm 9:10

Thus let them who know thy Name, put confidence in thee, that thou hast not forsaken the searchers for thee, O Yahweh.

Psalm 36:1-4

Declareth the transgression of the lawless one, within my heart, There is, no dread of God, before his eyes;

Psalm 78:8

And not become, like their fathers, a generation stubborn and rebellious, - A generation that fixed not their heart, Neither was their spirit, faithful with GOD.

Jeremiah 9:6

Thy dwelling, is in the midst of deceit, - Through deceit, have they rejected the knowledge of, me, Declareth Yahweh.

Jeremiah 9:24

But, in this, let the glorying one glory - In having intelligence and in knowing me, That, I, am Yahweh, Executing lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness in the earth, - That in these things, I delight Declareth Yahweh.

Jeremiah 22:15-16

Shalt thou reign, because, thou, art eager to excel in cedar? Thy father, did lie not eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness, And, then, it was well with him?

Jeremiah 24:7

and will give them a heart to know, me, that, I, am Yahweh, So shall they become my people, And, I, will become their God; for they will return unto me with all their heart.

Jeremiah 50:38

A drought, is against her waters, And they shall be dried up, - For a land of images, it is, And with their shocking things, they act as men who are mad:

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, ye sons of Israel, - that, a controversy, hath Yahweh with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no faithfulness, nor lovingkindness, nor knowledge of God, in the land:

Hosea 4:6

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.

John 3:19-20

And, this, is the judgment: That, the light, hath come into the world, - and men loved, rather the darkness than the light, for, wicked, were their, works.

John 8:55

And yet ye have not come to know him; but, I, do know him: If I say, I know him not, I shall be like you - false; but I know him, and, his word, am I keeping.

John 16:3

And, these things, will they do, because they got to know, neither the Father nor me.

2 Thessalonians 2:11-12

And, for this cause, God sendeth them an inworking of error, to the end they should believe in the falsehood, -

1 John 2:3-4

And, hereby, perceive we, that we understand him, - if, his commandments, we are keeping.

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