Thematic Bible

Hosea 4:1 (show verse)

Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel; for the LORD has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Hosea 4:2 (show verse)

There is cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed.

Hosea 4:3 (show verse)

Therefore the land will mourn, and everyone who dwells therein will waste away, all living things in her, even the animals of the field and the birds of the sky; yes, the fish of the sea also die.

Hosea 4:4 (show verse)

"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

Hosea 4:5 (show verse)

You will stumble in the day, and the prophet will also stumble with you in the night; and I will destroy your mother.

Hosea 4:6 (show verse)

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Hosea 4:7 (show verse)

As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me. I will change their glory into shame.

Hosea 4:8 (show verse)

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.

Hosea 4:9 (show verse)

It will be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will repay them for their deeds.

Hosea 4:10 (show verse)

They will eat, and not have enough. They will play the prostitute, and will not increase; because they have abandoned giving to the LORD.
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Hosea 4:11 (show verse)

Prostitution, wine, and new wine take away understanding.

Hosea 4:12 (show verse)

My people consult with their wooden idol, and answer to a stick of wood. Indeed the spirit of prostitution has led them astray, and they have been unfaithful to their God.

Hosea 4:13 (show verse)

They sacrifice on the tops of the mountains, and burn incense on the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because its shade is good. Therefore your daughters play the prostitute, and your brides commit adultery.

Hosea 4:14 (show verse)

I will not punish your daughters when they play the prostitute, nor your brides when they commit adultery; because the men consort with prostitutes, and they sacrifice with the shrine prostitutes; so the people without understanding will come to ruin.

Hosea 4:15 (show verse)

"Though you, Israel, play the prostitute, yet do not let Judah offend; and do not come to Gilgal, neither go up to Beth Aven, nor swear, 'As the LORD lives.'

Hosea 4:16 (show verse)

For Israel has behaved extremely stubbornly, like a stubborn heifer. Then how will the LORD feed them like a lamb in a meadow.

Hosea 4:17 (show verse)

Ephraim is joined to idols. Leave him alone.

Hosea 4:18 (show verse)

Their drink has become sour. They play the prostitute continually. Her rulers dearly love their shameful way.

Hosea 4:19 (show verse)

The wind has wrapped her up in its wings; and they shall be disappointed because of their sacrifices.