New King James Version
2 By swearing and lying,
Killing and stealing and committing adultery,
They break all restraint,
With bloodshed [a]upon bloodshed.
3 Therefore (A)the land will mourn;
And (B)everyone who dwells there will waste away
With the beasts of the field
And the birds of the air;
Even the fish of the sea will be taken away.
4 “Now let no man contend, or rebuke another;
For your people are like those (C)who contend with the priest.
- Hosea 4:2 Lit. touching