Thematic Bible

Hosea 4:1 (show verse)

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 4:2 (show verse)

Cursing and lying, and killing and stealing, and committing adultery, have broken forth, and, blood-shedding, unto blood-shedding, doth extend.

Hosea 4:3 (show verse)

For this cause, shall the land mourn, and everyone who dwelleth therein shall languish, with the wild beast of the field and with the bird of the heavens, - moreover also, the fishes of the sea, shall be withdrawn.

Hosea 4:4 (show verse)

Howbeit let, no man, contend, nor let him rebuke another, - since, thy people, are as they who contend against a priest:

Hosea 4:5 (show verse)

So shouldst thou stumble in the daytime, and even the prophet stumble with thee, in the night, - and I should destroy thine own mother.

Hosea 4:6 (show verse)

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.

Hosea 4:7 (show verse)

As they were magnified, so, they sinned against me, - My glory - for what was contemptible, did they exchange.

Hosea 4:8 (show verse)

The sin of my people, they do eat, - and. unto their iniquity, lift they up every man his desire.

Hosea 4:9 (show verse)

So doth it come to be - like people, like priest, - therefore will I visit upon him his ways, and, his doings, will I bring back to him;

Hosea 4:10 (show verse)

And they shall eat, and not be satisfied, they have encouraged unchastity, yet have not been making increase, - for unto, Yahweh, have they left off giving heed: -
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Hosea 4:11 (show verse)

Unchastity, and wine, and new wine, take away the heart.

Hosea 4:12 (show verse)

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.

Hosea 4:13 (show verse)

On the headlands of the mountains, they sacrifice, and, on the hills, burn they incense, under oak and poplar and terebinth, because, pleasant, is the shade thereof: For this cause, do your daughters, become unchaste, and, your brides, commit adultery.

Hosea 4:14 (show verse)

I do not bring punishment upon your daughters when they become unchaste, nor upon your brides, when they commit adultery, for, the men themselves, with unchaste women, do seclude themselves, and, with the common women of the shrine, do offer sacrifice, - and, a people who will not discern, must be ruined.

Hosea 4:15 (show verse)

Though unchaste art thou, O Israel, let not Judah, become guilty, neither let them enter Gilgal, nor go up to Beth-aven, and then swear, By the life of Yahweh!

Hosea 4:16 (show verse)

For, as a heifer that is stubborn, hath Israel, been stubborn, - Now, can Yahweh, turn them out to pasture, like a young ram in a wide place?

Hosea 4:17 (show verse)

Mated with idols, is Ephraim, let him alone.

Hosea 4:18 (show verse)

Their drinking-bout, having passed, - they became, unchaste, they loved wildly, a contempt, became her great men.

Hosea 4:19 (show verse)

The wind hath bound her up in its wings, - that they may be ashamed, because of their sacrifices.