Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

They are all adulterers. They are as an oven heated by the baker. He ceases to stir [the fire], from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

New American Standard Bible

They are all adulterers,
Like an oven heated by the baker
Who ceases to stir up the fire
From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

King James Version

They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Holman Bible

All of them commit adultery;
they are like an oven heated by a baker
who stops stirring the fire
from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

International Standard Version

All of them are adulterers they burn like an oven prepared by the baker, who has ceased stoking it until the dough is leavened.

American Standard Version

They are all adulterers; they are as an oven heated by the baker; he ceaseth to stir the fire , from the kneading of the dough, until it be leavened.

Amplified


They are all adulterers;
Like the heat of an oven
When the baker ceases to stir the fire, [their passion smolders]
From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

Bible in Basic English

They are all untrue; they are like a burning oven; the bread-maker does not make up the fire from the time when the paste is mixed till it is leavened.

Darby Translation

They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Julia Smith Translation

All of them committing adultery, as an oven set on fire from baking; he will cease from raising from kneading the dough till its leavening.

King James 2000

They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceases to stir the fire after he has kneaded the dough, until it is leavened.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of them commit adultery, like a burning oven whose baker has stopped from stirring the fire, and from kneading [the] dough until it is leavened.

Modern King James verseion

They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker; he stops stirring, from kneading the dough, while it is leavened.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All these burn in adultery, as it were an oven that the baker heateth when he hath left kneading, till the dough be leavened.

NET Bible

They are all like bakers, they are like a smoldering oven; they are like a baker who does not stoke the fire until the kneaded dough is ready for baking.

New Heart English Bible

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

The Emphasized Bible

They all, are adulterers, like an oven too hot for the baker, - who leaveth off stoking, after kneading the dough, till the whole be leavened.

Webster

They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it is leavened.

World English Bible

They are all adulterers. They are burning like an oven that the baker stops stirring, from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened.

Youngs Literal Translation

All of them are adulterers, Like a burning oven of a baker, He ceaseth from stirring up after kneading the dough, till its leavening.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
as an oven
תּנּוּר 
Tannuwr 
Usage: 15

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

by the baker
אפה 
'aphah 
Usage: 25

שׁבת 
Shabath 
Usage: 71

עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 80

לוּשׁ 
Luwsh 
Usage: 5

the dough
בּצק 
Batseq 
Usage: 5

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Ephraim's Guilt

3 They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the rulers with their lies. 4 They are all adulterers. They are as an oven heated by the baker. He ceases to stir [the fire], from the kneading of the dough, until it is leavened. 5 On the day of our king the rulers made themselves sick with the heat of wine. He stretched out his hand with scoffers.



Cross References

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging-place of wayfaring men, that I might leave my people, and go from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

Jeremiah 5:7-8

How can I pardon thee? Thy sons have forsaken me, and sworn by those who are no gods. When I had fed them to the full, they committed adultery, and assembled themselves in troops at the harlots' houses.

Hosea 4:2

There is nothing but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery. They break out, and blood touches blood.

Hosea 4:12

My people ask counsel at their stock, and their staff declares to them, for the spirit of whoredom has caused them to err, and they have played the harlot, [departing] from under their God.

Hosea 7:6-7

For they have made their heart ready like an oven, while they lay in wait. Their baker sleeps all the night. In the morning it burns as a flaming fire.

James 4:4

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is hatred of God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.

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