Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Though they bring up their children,
Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left.
Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!

King James Version

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Holman Bible

Even if they raise children,
I will bereave them of each one.
Yes, woe to them when I depart from them!

International Standard Version

Even if they rear their children, I will, in turn, make them childless in fact, woe to them when I turn away from them!

A Conservative Version

Though they bring up their sons, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

American Standard Version

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, so that not a man shall be left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Amplified


Even though they bring up their children,
Yet I will bereave them until not one is left.
Indeed, woe (judgment is coming) to them when I look away and withdraw [My blessing] from them!

Bible in Basic English

Even though their children have come to growth I will take them away, so that not a man will be there; for their evil-doing will be complete and they will be put to shame because of it.

Darby Translation

For even should they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that not a man remain: for woe also to them when I shall have departed from them!

Julia Smith Translation

But if they shall bring up their sons and I bereaved them from man: but also wo to them in my departing from them.

King James 2000

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even though they bring up their children, I will bereave them before maturity. Woe to them indeed, when I depart from them!

Modern King James verseion

Though they bring up their sons, yet I will make them childless, without a man. Yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And though they bring up any, yet will I make them childless among men. Yea, woe shall come to them, when I depart from them.

NET Bible

Even if they raise their children, I will take away every last one of them. Woe to them! For I will turn away from them.

New Heart English Bible

Though they bring up their children, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Indeed, woe also to them when I depart from them.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, though they rear their children, yet will I make them childless, till there be no human being, - for it is, nothing less than woe, to them when I depart from them!

Webster

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes, woe also to them when I depart from them!

World English Bible

Though they bring up their children, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Indeed, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Youngs Literal Translation

For though they nourish their sons, I have made them childless -- without man, Surely also, woe to them, when I turn aside from them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

yet will I bereave
שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

them, that there shall not be a man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

אוי 
'owy 
Usage: 24

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 9:12

References

Context Readings

Ephraim Bereaved Of Offspring

11 As for Ephraim, their glory will fly away like a bird—
No birth, no pregnancy and no conception!
12 Though they bring up their children,
Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left.
Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
13 Ephraim, as I have seen,
Is planted in a pleasant meadow like Tyre;
But Ephraim will bring out his children for slaughter.



Cross References

Hosea 7:13

Woe to them, for they have strayed from Me!
Destruction is theirs, for they have rebelled against Me!
I would redeem them, but they speak lies against Me.

Deuteronomy 31:17

Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, ‘Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?’

1 Samuel 28:15-16

Then Samuel said to Saul, “Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?” And Saul answered, “I am greatly distressed; for the Philistines are waging war against me, and God has departed from me and no longer answers me, either through prophets or by dreams; therefore I have called you, that you may make known to me what I should do.”

Numbers 26:65

For the Lord had said of them, “They shall surely die in the wilderness.” And not a man was left of them, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.

Deuteronomy 28:32

Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do.

Deuteronomy 28:41-42

You shall have sons and daughters but they will not be yours, for they will go into captivity.

Deuteronomy 32:25

Outside the sword will bereave,
And inside terror—
Both young man and virgin,
The nursling with the man of gray hair.

Judges 4:16

But Barak pursued the chariots and the army as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not even one was left.

1 Samuel 16:14

Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord terrorized him.

2 Kings 17:18

So the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them from His sight; none was left except the tribe of Judah.

2 Kings 17:23

until the Lord removed Israel from His sight, as He spoke through all His servants the prophets. So Israel was carried away into exile from their own land to Assyria until this day.

Job 27:14

“Though his sons are many, they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.

Jeremiah 15:7

“I will winnow them with a winnowing fork
At the gates of the land;
I will bereave them of children, I will destroy My people;
They did not repent of their ways.

Jeremiah 16:3-4

For thus says the Lord concerning the sons and daughters born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bear them, and their fathers who beget them in this land:

Lamentations 2:20

See, O Lord, and look!
With whom have You dealt thus?
Should women eat their offspring,
The little ones who were born healthy?
Should priest and prophet be slain
In the sanctuary of the Lord?

Hosea 9:5-6

What will you do on the day of the appointed festival
And on the day of the feast of the Lord?

Hosea 9:13

Ephraim, as I have seen,
Is planted in a pleasant meadow like Tyre;
But Ephraim will bring out his children for slaughter.

Hosea 9:16

Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up,
They will bear no fruit.
Even though they bear children,
I will slay the precious ones of their womb.

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