Hosea 11:2
Good News Translation
But the more I called to him, the more he turned away from me. My people sacrificed to Baal; they burned incense to idols.

Contemporary English Version
But as the saying goes, "The more they were called, the more they rebelled." They never stopped offering incense and sacrifices to the idols of Baal.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As they called them, they went away from before their face: they offered victims to Baalim, and sacrificed to idols.

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As they called them, they went away from before their face: they offered victims to Baalim, and sacrificed to idols.

they called.

Hosea 11:7 And my people shall long for my return: but a yoke shall be put upon them together, which shall not be taken off.

Deuteronomy 29:2-4 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: You have seen all the things that the Lord did before you in the land of Egypt to Pharao, and to all his servants, and to his whole land. . . .

1 Samuel 8:7-9 And the Lord said to Samuel: Hearken to the voice of the people in all that they say to thee. For they have not rejected thee, but me, that I should not reign over them. . . .

2 Kings 17:13-15 And the Lord testified to them in Israel, and in Juda, by the hand of all the prophets and seers, saying: Return from your wicked ways, and keep my precepts, and ceremonies, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers: and as I have sent to you in the hand of my servants the prophets. . . .

2 Chronicles 36:15,16 And the Lord the God of their fathers sent to them, by the hand of his messengers, rising early, and daily admonishing them: because he spared his people and his dwelling place. . . .

Nehemiah 9:30 And thou didst forbear with them for many years, and didst testify against them by thy spirit by the hand of thy prophets: and they heard not, and thou didst deliver them into the hand of the people of the lands.

Isaiah 30:9-11 For it is a people that provoketh to wrath, and lying children that will not hear the law of God. . . .

Jeremiah 35:13 Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Go, and say to the men of Juda, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem: Will you not receive instruction, to obey my words, saith the Lord?

Jeremiah 44:16,17 As for the word which thou hast spoken to us in the name of the Lord, we will not hearken to thee: . . .

Zechariah 1:4 Be not as your fathers, to whom the former prophets have cried, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Turn ye from your evil ways, and from your wicked thoughts: but they did not give ear, neither did they hearken to me, saith the Lord.

Zechariah 7:11 But they would not hearken, and they turned away the shoulder to depart: and they stopped their ears, not to hear.

Luke 13:34 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets; and stonest them that are sent to thee, how often would I have gathered thy children as the bird doth her brood under her wings, and thou wouldest not?

John 3:19 And this is the judgment: Because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil.

Acts 7:51 You stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Ghost. As your fathers did, so do you also.

2 Corinthians 2:15,16 For we are the good odour of Christ unto God, in them that are saved and in them that perish. . . .

they sacrificed.

Hosea 2:13 And I will visit upon her the days of Baalim, to whom she burnt incense, and decked herself out with her earrings, and with her jewels, and went after her lovers, and forgot me, saith the Lord.

Hosea 13:1,2 When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal, and died. . . .

Judges 2:13 Forsaking him, and serving Baal and Astaroth

Judges 3:7 And they did evil in the sight of the Lord, and they forgot their God, and served Baalim and Astaroth.

Judges 10:6 But the children of Israel, adding new sins to their old ones, did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served idols, Baalim and Astaroth, and the gods of Syria, and of Sidon, and of Moab, and of the children of Ammon, and of the Philistines: and they left the Lord, and did not serve him.

1 Kings 16:31,32 Nor was it enough for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam, the son of Nabat: but he also took to wife Jezabel, daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Sidonians. And he went, and served Baal, and adored him. . . .

1 Kings 18:19 Nevertheless send now, and gather unto me all Israel, unto Mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, who eat at Jezabel's table.

2 Kings 17:16 And they forsook all the precepts of the Lord, their God: and made to themselves two molten calves, and groves, and adored all the host of heaven: and they served Baal,

burned.

1 Kings 12:33 And he went up to the altar, which he had built in Bethel, on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, which he had devised of his own heart: and he ordained a feast to the children of Israel, and went up on the altar to burn incense.

Isaiah 65:7 Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the Lord, who have sacrificed upon the mountains, and have reproached me upon the hills; and I will measure back their first work in their bosom.

Jeremiah 18:15 Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Jeremiah 44:15 Then all the men that knew that their wives sacrificed to other gods: and all the women of whom there stood by a great multitude, and all the people of them that dwelt in the land of Egypt in Phatures, answered Jeremiah, saying:

Context
Out of Egypt I Called my Son
1As the morning passeth, so hath the king of Israel passed away. Because Israel was a child, and I loved him: and I called my son out of Egypt. 2As they called them, they went away from before their face: they offered victims to Baalim, and sacrificed to idols.3And I was like a foster father to Ephraim, I carried them in my arms: and they knew not that I healed them.…
Cross References
2 Kings 17:13
And the Lord testified to them in Israel, and in Juda, by the hand of all the prophets and seers, saying: Return from your wicked ways, and keep my precepts, and ceremonies, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers: and as I have sent to you in the hand of my servants the prophets.

Isaiah 65:7
Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the Lord, who have sacrificed upon the mountains, and have reproached me upon the hills; and I will measure back their first work in their bosom.

Jeremiah 18:15
Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Hosea 2:13
And I will visit upon her the days of Baalim, to whom she burnt incense, and decked herself out with her earrings, and with her jewels, and went after her lovers, and forgot me, saith the Lord.

Hosea 4:13
They offered sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burnt incense upon the hills: under the oak, and the poplar, and the turpentine tree, because the shadow thereof was good: therefore shall your daughters commit fornication, and your spouses shall be adulteresses.

Hosea 13:1
When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal, and died.

Additional Translations
But the more I called them, the farther they departed from Me. They sacrificed to the Baals and burned incense to carved images.As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed to Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

The more the prophets called them, the more they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

As I called them, so they departed from my presence: they sacrificed to Baalim, and burnt incense to graven images.

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed to Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.

They called to them, so they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baals, and burned incense to engraved images.

They have called to them rightly, They have gone from before them, To lords they do sacrifice, And to graven images they make perfume.
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