Hosea 4:4
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New International Version
"But let no one bring a charge, let no one accuse another, for your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

New Living Translation
"Don't point your finger at someone else and try to pass the blame! My complaint, you priests, is with you.

English Standard Version
Yet let no one contend, and let none accuse, for with you is my contention, O priest.

New American Standard Bible
Yet let no one find fault, and let none offer reproof; For your people are like those who contend with the priest.

King James Bible
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But let no one dispute; let no one argue, for My case is against you priests.

International Standard Version
"Let no one fight or bring charges against another, for my dispute is with you, priest.

NET Bible
Do not let anyone accuse or contend against anyone else: for my case is against you priests!

New Heart English Bible
"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"No one should accuse other people or bring charges against them. My case is against you priests.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Yet let no man strive, neither let any man reprove; For thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

New American Standard 1977
Yet let no one find fault, and let none offer reproof;
            For your people are like those who contend with the priest.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Certainly man does not contend with nor reprehend man; for thy people are as those that resist the priest.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest.

American King James Version
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest.

American Standard Version
Yet let no man strive, neither let any man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But yet let not any man judge: and let not a man be rebuked: for thy people are as they that contradict the priest.

Darby Bible Translation
Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

English Revised Version
Yet let no man strive, neither let any man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet let no man contend, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that contend with the priest.

World English Bible
"Yet let no man bring a charge, neither let any man accuse; For your people are like those who bring charges against a priest.

Young's Literal Translation
Only, let no one strive, nor reprove a man, And thy people are as those striving with a priest.
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
3Therefore the land 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 disappear. 4Yet let no one find fault, and let none offer reproof; For your people are like those who contend with the priest. 5So you will stumble by day, And the prophet also will stumble with you by night; And I will destroy your mother.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 17:12
"The man who acts presumptuously by not listening to the priest who stands there to serve the LORD your God, nor to the judge, that man shall die; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Ezekiel 3:26
"Moreover, I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house.

Hosea 4:17
Ephraim is joined to idols; Let him alone.

Amos 5:10
They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

Amos 5:13
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
Treasury of Scripture

Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest.

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Hosea 4:17 Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Amos 6:10 And a man's uncle shall take him up, and he that burns him, to bring …

Matthew 7:3-6 And why behold you the mote that is in your brother's eye, but consider …

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Deuteronomy 17:12 And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not listen to the …

Jeremiah 18:18 Then said they, Come and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; …

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