Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Ephraim, he mixes himself among the peoples. Ephraim is a cake not turned.

New American Standard Bible

Ephraim mixes himself with the nations;
Ephraim has become a cake not turned.

King James Version

Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Holman Bible

Ephraim has allowed himself to get mixed up with the nations.
Ephraim is unturned bread baked on a griddle.

International Standard Version

"Ephraim compromises with the nations; he's a half-baked cake.

American Standard Version

Ephraim, he mixeth himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Amplified


Ephraim mixes himself with the [Gentile] nations [seeking favor with one country, then another];
Ephraim is a cake not turned [worthless; ready to be thrown away].

Bible in Basic English

Ephraim is mixed with the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Darby Translation

Ephraim, he mixeth himself with the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Julia Smith Translation

Ephraim will mingle himself among my people; Ephraim was a cake not turned.

King James 2000

Ephraim, he has mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ephraim mixes himself with the nations; Ephraim is a bread cake not turned over.

Modern King James verseion

Ephraim mixed himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore must Ephraim be mixed among the Heathen. Ephraim is become like a cake that no man turneth:

NET Bible

Ephraim has mixed itself like flour among the nations; Ephraim is like a ruined cake of bread that is scorched on one side.

New Heart English Bible

Ephraim, he mixes himself among the nations. Ephraim is a pancake not turned over.

The Emphasized Bible

As for Ephraim! with the peoples, hath he been mingling himself, - Ephraim, is a cake not turned.

Webster

Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

World English Bible

Ephraim, he mixes himself among the nations. Ephraim is a pancake not turned over.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ephraim! among peoples he mixeth himself, Ephraim hath been a cake unturned.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180
Usage: 180

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

is a cake
עגּה 
`uggah 
Usage: 7

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Ephraim's Guilt

7 They are all hot as an oven, and devour their judges. All their kings are fallen. There is none among those who call to me. 8 Ephraim, he mixes himself among the peoples. Ephraim is a cake not turned. 9 Strangers have devoured his strength, and he does not know. Yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he does not know.



Cross References

Psalm 106:35

but mingled themselves with the nations, and learned their works,

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah [saw] his wound, then Ephraim went to Assyria, and sent to king Jareb. But he is not able to heal you, nor will he cure you of your wound.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came near to all the people, and said, How long do ye go limping between the two sides? If LORD be God, follow him, but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

Ezra 9:1

Now when these things were done, the rulers drew near to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, [doing] according to their abominations, even

Ezra 9:12

Now therefore do not give your daughters to their sons, neither take their daughters to your sons, nor seek their peace or their prosperity forever, that ye may be strong, and eat the good of the land, and leave it for an inheritan

Nehemiah 13:23-25

In those days also I saw the Jews who had married women of Ashdod, of Ammon, [and] of Moab.

Ezekiel 23:4-11

And the names of them were Oholah the elder, and Oholibah her sister. And they became mine, and they bore sons and daughters. And as for their names, Samaria is Oholah, and Jerusalem Oholibah.

Hosea 5:7

They have dealt treacherously against LORD, for they have borne strange sons. Now the new moon shall devour them with their fields.

Hosea 8:2-4

They shall cry to me, My God, we, Israel know thee.

Hosea 9:3

They shall not dwell in LORD's land, but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean food in Assyria.

Zephaniah 1:5

and those who worship the host of heaven upon the housetops, and those who worship, who swear to LORD and swear by Malcam,

Malachi 2:11

Judah has dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem. For Judah has profaned the holiness of LORD which he loves, and has married the daughter of a foreign god.

Matthew 6:24

No man can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other, or he will hold to one, and disparage the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Revelation 3:15-16

I know thy works, that thou are neither cold nor hot. O that thou were cold or hot.

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