The Holy Bible

King James Version (KJV)

Daniel    <    Hosea    >    Joel

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  Hosea 1
  Hosea 2
  Hosea 3
  Hosea 4
  Hosea 5
  Hosea 6
  Hosea 7
  Hosea 8
  Hosea 9
  Hosea 10
  Hosea 11
  Hosea 12
  Hosea 13
  Hosea 14

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  Joel

King James Version

Chapter 4 :: Hosea

Hosea 4:1  -  Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Hosea 4:2  -  By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.

Hosea 4:3  -  Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.

Hosea 4:4  -  Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

Hosea 4:5  -  Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with thee in the night, and I will destroy thy mother.

Hosea 4:6  -  My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

Hosea 4:7  -  As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.

Hosea 4:8  -  They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.

Hosea 4:9  -  And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

Hosea 4:10  -  For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.

Hosea 4:11  -  Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.

Hosea 4:12  -  My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.

Hosea 4:13  -  They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.

Hosea 4:14  -  I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

Hosea 4:15  -  Though thou, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and come not ye unto Gilgal, neither go ye up to Bethaven, nor swear, The LORD liveth.

Hosea 4:16  -  For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place.

Hosea 4:17  -  Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

Hosea 4:18  -  Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give ye.

Hosea 4:19  -  The wind hath bound her up in her wings, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices.

2:52 pm, Friday, May 26, 2017 (UTC; +0000)
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