Hosea 4:1
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New International Version
Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites, because the LORD has a charge to bring against you who live in the land: "There is no faithfulness, no love, no acknowledgment of God in the land.

New Living Translation
Hear the word of the LORD, O people of Israel! The LORD has brought charges against you, saying: "There is no faithfulness, no kindness, no knowledge of God in your land.

English Standard Version
Hear the word of the LORD, O children of Israel, for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or steadfast love, and no knowledge of God in the land;

New American Standard Bible
Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, people of Israel, for the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land: There is no truth, no faithful love, and no knowledge of God in the land!

International Standard Version
"Hear this message from the LORD, people of Israel. Indeed, the LORD brings a charge against the people who live in the land— for there is no truth and no gracious love or knowledge of God in the land.

NET Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites! For the LORD has a covenant lawsuit against the people of Israel. For there is neither faithfulness nor loyalty in the land, nor do they acknowledge God.

New Heart English Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel; for the LORD has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to the word of the LORD, you Israelites. The LORD has brought these charges against those who live in the land: "There is no faith, no love, and no knowledge of God in the land.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

New American Standard 1977
Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel,
            For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land,
            Because there is no faithfulness or kindness
            Or knowledge of God in the land.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land: Because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

American King James Version
Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

American Standard Version
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel, for the Lord shall enter into judgment with the inhabitants of the land: for there is no truth, and there is no mercy, and there is no knowledge of God in the land.

Darby Bible Translation
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
Hear the word of Yahweh, you children of Israel; for Yahweh has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear a word of Jehovah, sons of Israel, For a strife is to Jehovah with inhabitants of the land, For there is no truth, nor kindness, Nor knowledge of God, in the land,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-5 Hosea reproves for immorality, as well as idolatry. There was no truth, mercy, or knowledge of God in the land: it was full of murders, 2Ki 21:16. Therefore calamities were near, which would desolate the country. Our sins, as separate persons, as a family, as a neighbourhood, as a nation, cause the Lord to have a controversy with us; let us submit and humble ourselves before Him, that he may not go on to destroy.
Study Bible
God's Charges against Israel
1Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land. 2There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery. They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed.…
Cross References
Isaiah 3:13
The LORD arises to contend, And stands to judge the people.

Isaiah 59:4
No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly. They trust in confusion and speak lies; They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

Isaiah 59:8
They do not know the way of peace, And there is no justice in their tracks; They have made their paths crooked, Whoever treads on them does not know peace.

Jeremiah 4:22
"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Jeremiah 7:28
"You shall say to them, 'This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the LORD their God or accept correction; truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.

Jeremiah 9:3
"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 25:31
'A clamor has come to the end of the earth, Because the LORD has a controversy with the nations. He is entering into judgment with all flesh; As for the wicked, He has given them to the sword,' declares the LORD."

Jeremiah 51:5
For neither Israel nor Judah has been forsaken By his God, the LORD of hosts, Although their land is full of guilt Before the Holy One of Israel.

Hosea 5:1
Hear this, O priests! Give heed, O house of Israel! Listen, O house of the king! For the judgment applies to you, For you have been a snare at Mizpah And a net spread out on Tabor.

Hosea 12:2
The LORD also has a dispute with Judah, And will punish Jacob according to his ways; He will repay him according to his deeds.
Treasury of Scripture

Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

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Isaiah 1:10 Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law …

Isaiah 28:14 Why hear the word of the LORD, you scornful men, that rule this people …

Isaiah 34:1 Come near, you nations, to hear; and listen, you people: let the …

Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the LORD, you that tremble at his word; Your brothers …

Jeremiah 2:4 Hear you the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families …

Jeremiah 7:2 Stand in the gate of the LORD's house, and proclaim there this word, …

Jeremiah 9:20 Yet hear the word of the LORD, O you women, and let your ear receive …

Jeremiah 19:3 And say, Hear you the word of the LORD, O kings of Judah, and inhabitants …

Jeremiah 34:4 Yet hear the word of the LORD, O Zedekiah king of Judah; Thus said …

Amos 7:16 Now therefore hear you the word of the LORD: You say, Prophesy not …

Revelation 2:11,29 He that has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit said to the churches; …

for.

Hosea 12:2 The LORD has also a controversy with Judah, and will punish Jacob …

Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, said the LORD: though your …

Isaiah 3:13,14 The LORD stands up to plead, and stands to judge the people…

Isaiah 5:3 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray …

Isaiah 34:8 For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses …

Jeremiah 25:31 A noise shall come even to the ends of the earth; for the LORD has …

Micah 6:2 Hear you, O mountains, the LORD's controversy, and you strong foundations …

no truth.

Isaiah 59:13-15 In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from …

Jeremiah 6:13 For from the least of them even to the greatest of them every one …

Jeremiah 7:3-6 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and …

Micah 7:2-5 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright …

nor knowledge.

Jeremiah 4:22,28 For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are silly …

Jeremiah 5:4 Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they …

John 8:55 Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, …

Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God …

1 Corinthians 15:34 Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge …

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