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.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

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

Bible Gateway Recommends

NASB MacArthur Study Bible Large Print Black Bonded
NASB MacArthur Study Bible Large Print Black Bonded
Retail: $89.99
Our Price: $42.99
Save: $47.00 (52%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NASB 1977 Giant-Print Handy-Size Bible--bonded leather, black
NASB 1977 Giant-Print Handy-Size Bible--bonded leather, black
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $23.49
Save: $16.50 (41%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NASB Video Bible
NASB Video Bible
Retail: $29.95
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $19.96 (67%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
The Plan of Life: NASB Gospel of John, pack of 10
The Plan of Life: NASB Gospel of John, pack of 10
Retail: $7.50
Our Price: $5.99
Save: $1.51 (20%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors