Hosea 5:10
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New International Version
Judah's leaders are like those who move boundary stones. I will pour out my wrath on them like a flood of water.

King James Bible
The princes of Judah were like them that remove the bound: therefore I will pour out my wrath upon them like water.

Darby Bible Translation
The princes of Judah are become like them that remove the landmark: I will pour out my wrath upon them like water.

World English Bible
The princes of Judah are like those who remove a landmark. I will pour out my wrath on them like water.

Young's Literal Translation
Princes of Judah have been as those removing a border, On them I do pour out as water My wrath.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Like them that remove the bound - As execrable as they who remove the land-mark. They have leaped over law's enclosure, and scaled all the walls of right; they have despised and broken all laws, human and Divine.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

princes.

Hosea 5:5 And the pride of Israel does testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity...

remove.

Deuteronomy 19:14 You shall not remove your neighbor's landmark, which they of old time have set in your inheritance...

Deuteronomy 27:17 Cursed be he that removes his neighbor's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.

2 Kings 16:7-9 So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, saying, I am your servant and your son: come up...

2 Chronicles 28:16-22 At that time did king Ahaz send to the kings of Assyria to help him...

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

Proverbs 22:28 Remove not the ancient landmark, which your fathers have set.

like.

Psalm 32:6 For this shall every one that is godly pray to you in a time when you may be found...

Psalm 88:17 They came round about me daily like water; they compassed me about together.

Psalm 93:3,4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves...

Matthew 7:27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

Luke 6:49 But he that hears, and does not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house on the earth...

Library
'Physicians of no Value'
'When Ephralm saw his sickness, and Judah saw his wound, then went Ephraim to Assyria, and sent to king Jareb: but he is not able to heal you, neither shall he cure you of your wound.'--HOSEA v. 13 (R.V.). The long tragedy which ended in the destruction of the Northern Kingdom by Assyrian invasion was already beginning to develop in Hosea's time. The mistaken politics of the kings of Israel led them to seek an ally where they should have dreaded an enemy. As Hosea puts it in figurative fashion, Ephraim's
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Assyrian Captivity
The closing years of the ill-fated kingdom of Israel were marked with violence and bloodshed such as had never been witnessed even in the worst periods of strife and unrest under the house of Ahab. For two centuries and more the rulers of the ten tribes had been sowing the wind; now they were reaping the whirlwind. King after king was assassinated to make way for others ambitious to rule. "They have set up kings," the Lord declared of these godless usurpers, "but not by Me: they have made princes,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Hosea
The book of Hosea divides naturally into two parts: i.-iii. and iv.-xiv., the former relatively clear and connected, the latter unusually disjointed and obscure. The difference is so unmistakable that i.-iii. have usually been assigned to the period before the death of Jeroboam II, and iv.-xiv. to the anarchic period which succeeded. Certainly Hosea's prophetic career began before the end of Jeroboam's reign, as he predicts the fall of the reigning dynasty, i. 4, which practically ended with Jeroboam's
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 19:14
Do not move your neighbor's boundary stone set up by your predecessors in the inheritance you receive in the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess.

Deuteronomy 27:17
"Cursed is anyone who moves their neighbor's boundary stone." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"

Psalm 32:6
Therefore let all the faithful pray to you while you may be found; surely the rising of the mighty waters will not reach them.

Psalm 69:24
Pour out your wrath on them; let your fierce anger overtake them.

Psalm 93:3
The seas have lifted up, LORD, the seas have lifted up their voice; the seas have lifted up their pounding waves.

Psalm 93:4
Mightier than the thunder of the great waters, mightier than the breakers of the sea-- the LORD on high is mighty.

Isaiah 1:23
Your rulers are rebels, partners with thieves; they all love bribes and chase after gifts. They do not defend the cause of the fatherless; the widow's case does not come before them.

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