KJV HOS4 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekHOS3.htm HOS5.htm
4:1 Hear [H8085] the word [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] , ye children [H1121] of Israel [H3478] : for the LORD [H3068] hath a controversy [H7379] with the inhabitants [H3427] of the land [H776] , because [there is] no truth [H571] , nor mercy [H2617] , nor knowledge [H1847] of God [H430] in the land [H776] .
4:2 By swearing [H422] , and lying [H3584] , and killing [H7523] , and stealing [H1589] , and committing adultery [H5003] , they break out [H6555] , and blood [H1818] toucheth [H5060] blood [H1818] .(blood: Heb. bloods)
4:3 Therefore shall the land [H776] mourn [H56] , and every one that dwelleth [H3427] therein shall languish [H535] , with the beasts [H2416] of the field [H7704] , and with the fowls [H5775] of heaven [H8064] ; yea, the fishes [H1709] of the sea [H3220] also shall be taken away [H622] .
4:4 Yet let no man [H376] strive [H7378] , nor reprove [H3198] another [H376] : for thy people [H5971] [are] as they that strive [H7378] with the priest [H3548] .
4:5 Therefore shalt thou fall [H3782] in the day [H3117] , and the prophet [H5030] also shall fall [H3782] with thee in the night [H3915] , and I will destroy [H1820] thy mother [H517] .(destroy: Heb. cut off)
4:6 My people [H5971] are destroyed [H1820] for lack of knowledge [H1847] : because thou hast rejected [H3988] knowledge [H1847] , I will also reject [H3988] thee, that thou shalt be no priest [H3547] to me: seeing thou hast forgotten [H7911] the law [H8451] of thy God [H430] , I will also forget [H7911] thy children [H1121] .(destroyed: Heb. cut off)
4:7 As they were increased [H7230] , so they sinned [H2398] against me: [therefore] will I change [H4171] their glory [H3519] into shame [H7036] .
4:8 They eat up [H398] the sin [H2403] of my people [H5971] , and they set [H5375] their heart [H5315] on their iniquity [H5771] .(set: Heb. lift up their soul to)
4:9 And there shall be, like people [H5971] , like priest [H3548] : and I will punish [H6485] them for their ways [H1870] , and reward [H7725] them their doings [H4611] .(punish: Heb. visit upon)(reward: Heb. cause to return)
4:10 For they shall eat [H398] , and not have enough [H7646] : they shall commit whoredom [H2181] , and shall not increase [H6555] : because they have left off [H5800] to take heed [H8104] to the LORD [H3068] .
4:11 Whoredom [H2184] and wine [H3196] and new wine [H8492] take away [H3947] the heart [H3820] .
4:12 My people [H5971] ask [H7592] counsel at their stocks [H6086] , and their staff [H4731] declareth [H5046] unto them: for the spirit [H7307] of whoredoms [H2183] hath caused [them] to err [H8582] , and they have gone a whoring [H2181] from under their God [H430] .
4:13 They sacrifice [H2076] upon the tops [H7218] of the mountains [H2022] , and burn incense [H6999] upon the hills [H1389] , under oaks [H437] and poplars [H3839] and elms [H424] , because the shadow [H6738] thereof [is] good [H2896] : therefore your daughters [H1323] shall commit whoredom [H2181] , and your spouses [H3618] shall commit adultery [H5003] .
4:14 I will not punish [H6485] your daughters [H1323] when they commit whoredom [H2181] , nor your spouses [H3618] when they commit adultery [H5003] : for themselves are separated [H6504] with whores [H2181] , and they sacrifice [H2076] with harlots [H6948] : therefore the people [H5971] [that] doth not understand [H995] shall fall [H3832] .(I will not: or, Shall I not)(fall: or, be punished)
4:15 Though thou, Israel [H3478] , play the harlot [H2181] , [yet] let not Judah [H3063] offend [H816] ; and come [H935] not ye unto Gilgal [H1537] , neither go ye up [H5927] to Bethaven [H1007] , nor swear [H7650] , The LORD [H3068] liveth [H2416] .
4:16 For Israel [H3478] slideth back [H5637] as a backsliding [H5637] heifer [H6510] : now the LORD [H3068] will feed [H7462] them as a lamb [H3532] in a large place [H4800] .
4:17 Ephraim [H669] [is] joined [H2266] to idols [H6091] : let him alone [H3240] .
4:18 Their drink [H5435] is sour [H5493] : they have committed whoredom [H2181] continually [H2181] : her rulers [H4043] [with] shame [H7036] do love [H157] , Give [H3051] ye.(sour: Heb. gone)(rulers: Heb. shields)
4:19 The wind [H7307] hath bound her up [H6887] in her wings [H3671] , and they shall be ashamed [H954] because of their sacrifices [H2077] .