There is (A)swearing, (B)deception, (C)murder, (D)stealing and (E)adultery.
They employ violence, so that (F)bloodshed [a]follows bloodshed.
Therefore the land (G)mourns,
And everyone who lives in it languishes
Along with the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky,
And also the fish of the sea [b]disappear.

Yet let no one [c](H)find fault, and let none offer reproof;
For your people are like those who (I)contend with the priest.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 4:2 Lit touches
  2. Hosea 4:3 Lit are taken away
  3. Hosea 4:4 Lit contend

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