Hosea 4:6
Good News Translation
My people are doomed because they do not acknowledge me. You priests have refused to acknowledge me and have rejected my teaching, and so I reject you and will not acknowledge your sons as my priests.

Contemporary English Version
You priests have rejected me, and my people are destroyed by refusing to obey. Now I'll reject you and forget your children, because you have forgotten my Law.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

My people.

Hosea 4:12 My people have consulted their stocks, and their staff hath declared unto them: for the spirit of fornication hath deceived them, and they have committed fornication against their God.

Isaiah 1:3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.

Isaiah 3:12 As for my people, their oppressors have stripped them, and women have ruled over them. O my people, they that call thee blessed, the same deceive thee, and destroy the way of thy steps.

Isaiah 5:13 Therefore is my people led away captive, because they had not knowledge, and their nobles have perished with famine, and their multitude were dried up with thirst.

Jeremiah 4:22 For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 8:7 The kite in the air hath known her time: the turtle, and the swallow, and the stork have observed the time of their coming: but my people have not known the judgment of the Lord.

destroyed.

Hosea 4:1 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.

Hosea 6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice: and the knowledge of God more than holocausts.

2 Chronicles 15:3 And many days shall pass in Israel, without the true God, and without a priest a teacher, and without the law.

Job 36:12 But if they hear not, they shall pass by the sword, and shall be consumed in folly.

Proverbs 19:2 Where there is no knowledge of the soul, there is no good: and he that is hasty with his feet shall stumble.

Isaiah 27:11 Its harvest shall be destroyed with drought, women shall come and teach it: for it is not a wise people, therefore he that made it, shall not have mercy on it: and he that formed it, shall not spare it.

Isaiah 45:20 Assemble yourselves, and come, and draw near together, ye that are saved of the Gentiles: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven work, and pray to a god that cannot save.

Jeremiah 5:3,4,21 O Lord, thy eyes are upon truth: thou hast struck them, and they have not grieved: thou hast bruised them, and they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than the rock, and they have refused to return. . . .

Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both fall into the pit.

2 Corinthians 4:3-6 And if our gospel be also hid, it is hid to them that are lost, . . .

because.

1 Samuel 2:12 Now the sons of Heli were children of Belial, not knowing the Lord,

Proverbs 1:30-32 Therefore they shall eat the fruit of their own way, and shall be filled with their own devices. . . .

Isaiah 28:7 But these also have been ignorant through wine, and through drunkenness have erred: the priest and the prophet have been ignorant through drunkenness, they are swallowed up with wine, they have gone astray in drunkenness, they have not known him that seeth, they have been ignorant of judgment.

Isaiah 56:10-12 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams. . . .

Jeremiah 2:8 The priests did not say: Where is the Lord? and they that held the law knew me not, and the pastors transgressed against me: and the prophets prophesied in Baal, and followed idols.

Jeremiah 8:8,9 How do you say: We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us? Indeed the lying pens of the scribes hath wrought falsehood. . . .

Malachi 2:7,8 For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts. . . .

Matthew 23:16-26 Woe to you, blind guides, that say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but he that shall swear by the gold of the temple is a debtor. . . .

I will also reject.

Zechariah 11:8,9,15-17 And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard. . . .

Malachi 2:1-3,9 And now, O ye priests, this commandment is to you. . . .

Matthew 21:41-45 They say to him: He will bring those evil men to an evil end and let out his vineyard to other husbandmen that shall render him the fruit in due season. . . .

Mark 12:8,9 And laying hold on him, they killed him and cast him out of the vineyard. . . .

Luke 20:16-18 He will come and will destroy these husbandmen and will give the vineyard to others. Which they hearing, said to him: God forbid. . . .

seeing.

Hosea 8:14 And Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and hath built temples: and Juda hath built many fenced cities: and I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the houses thereof.

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

2 Kings 17:16-20 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, . . .

Psalm 119:61,139 The cords of the wicked have encompassed me: but I have not forgotten thy law. . . .

Isaiah 17:10 Because thou hast forgotten God thy saviour, and hast not remembered thy strong helper: therefore shalt thou plant good plants, and shalt sow strange seed.

Matthew 15:3-6 But he answering, said to them: Why do you also transgress the commandment of God for your tradition? For God said: . . .


8 I will also.

Matthew 1:6 And Jesse begot David the king. And David the king begot Solomon, of her that had been the wife of Urias.

1 Samuel 2:28-36 And I chose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, and burn incense to me, and to wear the ephod before me: and I gave to thy father's house of all the sacrifices of the children of Israel. . . .

1 Samuel 3:12-15 In that day I will raise up against Heli all the things I have spoken concerning his house: I will begin, and I will make an end. . . .

Context
God's Charges Against Israel
5And thou shalt fall today, and the prophet also shall fall with thee: in the night I have made thy mother to be silent. 6My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.7According to the multitude of them, so have they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:153
See my humiliation and deliver me for I have not forgotten thy law.

Proverbs 10:21
The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

Isaiah 5:13
Therefore is my people led away captive, because they had not knowledge, and their nobles have perished with famine, and their multitude were dried up with thirst.

Jeremiah 5:4
But I said: Perhaps these are poor and foolish, that know not the way of the Lord, the judgment of their God.

Ezekiel 44:23
And they shall teach my people the difference between holy and profane, and shew them how to discern between clean and unclean.

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 4:14
I will not visit upon your daughters, when they shall commit fornication, and upon your spouses when they shall commit adultery: because themselves conversed with harlots, and offered sacrifice with the effeminate, and the people that doth not understand shall be beaten.

Hosea 5:4
They will not set their thoughts to return to their God: for the spirit of fornication is in the midst of them, and they have not known the Lord.

Hosea 7:9
Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knew it not: yea, grey hairs also are spread about upon him, and he is ignorant of it.

Hosea 7:11
And Ephraim is become as a dove that is decoyed, not having a heart: they called upon Egypt, they went to the Assyrians.

Hosea 8:1
Let there be a trumpet in thy throat like an eagle upon the house of the Lord: because they have transgressed my covenant, and have violated my law.

Hosea 8:12
I shall write to him my manifold laws, which have been accounted as foreign.

Hosea 8:14
And Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and hath built temples: and Juda hath built many fenced cities: and I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the houses thereof.

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

Zechariah 11:8
And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.

Zechariah 11:9
And I said: I will not feed you: that which dieth, let it die: and that which is cut off, let it be cut off: and let the rest devour every one the flesh of his neighbour.

Malachi 2:7
For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 2:8
But you have departed out of the way, and have caused many to stumble at the law: you have made void the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you as My priests. Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: seeing you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

My people are like as if they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt not minister as priest to me: and as thou has forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.

Cut off have been My people for lack of knowledge, Because thou knowledge hast rejected, I reject thee from being priest to Me, And thou forgettest the law of thy God, I forget thy sons, I also!
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