Hosea 12:8
Good News Translation
'We are rich,' they say. 'We've made a fortune. And no one can accuse us of getting rich dishonestly.'

Contemporary English Version
You say to yourself, "I'm rich! I earned it all on my own, without committing a sin."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

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And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

Yet.

Job 31:24,25 If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence: . . .

Psalm 49:6 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 52:7 Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.

Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

Zechariah 11:5 Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Luke 12:19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years. Take thy rest: eat, drink, make good cheer.

Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one and love the other: or he will hold to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

1 Timothy 6:5,17 Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness. . . .

Revelation 3:17 Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

I have.

Deuteronomy 8:17 Lest thou shouldst say in thy heart: My own might, and the strength of my own hand have achieved all these things for me.

Isaiah 10:13,14 For he hath said: By the strength of my own hand I have done it, and by my own wisdom I have understood: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have taken the spoils of the princes, and as a mighty man hath pulled down them that sat on high. . . .

Habakkuk 1:16 Therefore will he offer victims to his drag, and he will sacrifice to his net: because through them his portion is made fat, and his meat dainty.

Habakkuk 2:5,6 And as wine deceiveth him that drinketh it: so shall the proud man be, and he shall not be honoured: who hath enlarged his desire like hell: and is himself like death, and he is never satisfied: but will gather together unto him all nations, and heap together unto him all people. . . .

in all, etc.

Proverbs 30:12,20 A generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness. . . .

Jeremiah 2:23,35 How canst thou say: I am not polluted, I have not walked after Baalim? see thy ways in the valley, know what thou hast done: as a swift runner pursuing his course. . . .

Malachi 2:17 You have wearied the Lord with your words, and you said: Wherein have we wearied him? In that you say: Every one that doth evil, is good in the sight of the Lord, and such please him: or surely where is the God of judgment?

Malachi 3:13 Your words have been unsufferable to me, saith the Lord.

Luke 10:29 But he willing to justify himself, said to Jesus: And who is my neighbour?

Luke 16:15 And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

that.

Context
A Reproof of Ephraim, Judah, Jacob
7He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression. 8And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.9And I that am the Lord thy God from the land of Egypt, will yet cause thee to dwell in tabernacles, as in the days of the feast.…
Cross References
Revelation 3:17
Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

Psalm 62:10
Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

Ezekiel 28:5
By the greatness of thy wisdom, and by thy traffic thou hast increased thy strength: and thy heart is lifted up with thy strength.

Hosea 4:8
They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity.

Hosea 13:6
According to their pastures they were filled, and were made full: and they lifted up their heart, and have forgotten me.

Hosea 14:1
Return, O Israel, to the Lord thy God: for thou hast fallen down by thy iniquity.

Zechariah 11:5
Which they that possessed, slew, and repented not, and they sold them, saying: Blessed be the Lord, we are become rich: and their shepherds spared them not.

Additional Translations
And Ephraim boasts: “How rich I have become; I have found wealth for myself. In all my labors, they can find in me no iniquity that is sinful.”And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: in all my labors they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.

And Ephraim said, Surely I am become rich, I have found me wealth: in all my labors they shall find in me no iniquity that were sin.

And Ephraim said, Nevertheless I am rich, I have found refreshment to myself. None of his labours shall be found available to him, by reason of the sins which he has committed.

And Ephraim saith, Nevertheless I am become rich, I have found me out substance; in all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that were sin.

And Ephraim said, Surely I am become rich, I have found me wealth: in all my labours they shall find in me none iniquity that were sin.

And Ephraim said, Yet I have become rich, I have found for myself substance: in all my labors they shall find no iniquity in me that were sin.

Ephraim said, "Surely I have become rich, I have found myself wealth. In all my wealth they won't find in me any iniquity that is sin."

And Ephraim saith: 'Surely I have become rich, I have found wealth for myself, All my labours -- they find not against me iniquity that is sin.'
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