Hosea 5:2
New International Version
The rebels are knee-deep in slaughter. I will discipline all of them.

New Living Translation
You have dug a deep pit to trap them at Acacia Grove. But I will settle with you for what you have done.

English Standard Version
And the revolters have gone deep into slaughter, but I will discipline all of them.

Berean Study Bible
The rebels are deep in slaughter; but I will chastise all of them.

New American Standard Bible
The revolters have gone deep in depravity, But I will chastise all of them.

King James Bible
And the revolters are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all.

Christian Standard Bible
Rebels are deeply involved in slaughter; I will be a punishment for all of them.

Contemporary English Version
At the place of worship you were a treacherous pit, and I will punish you.

Good News Translation
a deep pit at Acacia City, and I will punish all of you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rebels are deeply involved in slaughter; I will be a punishment for all of them.

International Standard Version
The rebels are deep into their slaughter; I am punishing them all.

NET Bible
Those who revolt are knee-deep in slaughter, but I will discipline them all.

New Heart English Bible
The rebels are deep in slaughter; but I discipline all of them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You are deeply involved in sin. So I will punish all of you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they that fall away are gone deep in making slaughter; And I am rejected of them all.

New American Standard 1977
And the revolters have gone deep in depravity, But I will chastise all of them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And in killing sacrifices ye have descended into the depths; therefore, I shall be the correction of them all.

King James 2000 Bible
And the revolters are deeply involved in slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all.

American King James Version
And the rebels are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all.

American Standard Version
And the revolters are gone deep in making slaughter; but I am a rebuker of them all.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
which they that hunt the prey have fixed: but I will correct you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you have turned aside victims into the depth: and I am, the teacher of them all.

Darby Bible Translation
And they have plunged themselves in the corruption of apostasy, but I will be a chastiser of them all.

English Revised Version
And the revolters are gone deep in making slaughter; but I am a rebuker of them all.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the revolters are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all.

World English Bible
The rebels are deep in slaughter; but I discipline all of them.

Young's Literal Translation
And to slaughter sinners have gone deep, And I am a fetter to them all.
Study Bible
God's Judgment on Israel and Judah
1Hear this, O priests! Take heed, O house of Israel! Give ear, O royal house! For the judgment is against you because you have been a snare at Mizpah and a net spread out on Tabor. 2The rebels are deep in slaughter; but I will chastise all of them. 3I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hidden from Me. For now, O Ephraim, you have turned to prostitution; Israel is defiled.…
Cross References
Isaiah 29:15
Woe to those who dig deep to hide their plans from the LORD. In darkness they do their works and say, "Who sees us, and who will know?"

Hosea 4:2
Cursing and lying, murder and stealing, and adultery are rampant; one act of bloodshed follows another.

Hosea 6:9
Like raiders who lie in ambush, so does a band of priests; they murder on the way to Shechem; surely they have committed atrocities.

Hosea 9:15
All their evil appears at Gilgal, for there I hated them. I will drive them from My house for the wickedness of their deeds. I will no longer love them; all their leaders are rebellious.

Treasury of Scripture

And the rebels are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all.

the revolters.

Hosea 6:9
And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.

Hosea 9:15
All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out of mine house, I will love them no more: all their princes are revolters.

Jeremiah 6:28
They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

profound.

Psalm 64:3-6
Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words: …

Psalm 140:1-5
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; …

Isaiah 29:15
Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?

though.

Hosea 6:5
Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and thy judgments are as the light that goeth forth.

Isaiah 1:5
Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.







Lexicon
The rebels
שֵׂטִ֖ים (śê·ṭîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7846: Swerver, perhaps revolter, deeds that swerve

are deep
הֶעְמִ֑יקוּ (he‘·mî·qū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6009: To be, deep

in slaughter;
וְשַׁחֲטָ֥ה (wə·ša·ḥă·ṭāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7819: To slaughter, beat

but I
וַאֲנִ֖י (wa·’ă·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 589: I

will chastise
מוּסָ֥ר (mū·sār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4148: Chastisement, reproof, warning, instruction, restraint

all of them.
לְכֻלָּֽם׃ (lə·ḵul·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every
(2) Are profound to make slaughter.--Ewald, followed recently by Nowack, is right in interpreting the Heb. text as meaning, "The apostates have gone deep in iniquity." In the last clause the Authorised version is again incorrect. Render, But I (i.e., Jehovah) am chastisement to them all. The deceivers and deceived shall alike perish.

Verse 2. - And the revolters are profound to make slaughter (or, profuse in murders or in sacrifices, or in dealing corruptly), though I have been a rebuker of them all (rather, but I am [bent upon] chastisement for them all). The literal rendering of the first clause is, slaughtering they have made deep, which is an idiom analogous to "they have deeply revolted;" literally, "they have made revolting deep" (Isaiah 31:6). The slaughtering, though understood by Wunsche of sacrifices, is rather meant of the destruction and carnage which the revolters caused to the people. Rashi explains it literally in this way: "I said, Every one that goes not up to the stated feasts transgresses a positive precept; but they decree that every one who goes up to the stated feasts shall be slain." This seems to imply that liers-in-wait were set probably on Mizpah and Tabor, the places mentioned in the preceding verse, to slay the Israelites that were found going up to the feasts at Jerusalem. Aben Ezra, taking this second verse as continuing the sentiment of the first, interprets as follows: "Ye have been a snare on Mizpah that ye might not allow them to go up to the feasts to the house of the Lord; and to slay (victims) in the usual way." The revolters or apostates he takes to be the worshippers of Baal. "They made deep," he adds in his exposition, "the snares, those that are mentioned, that passers-by might not see them; but I will chastise all of them for this evil which they have done, since it is not hidden from me why they have hid (made) it so deep." The slaughtering is thus understood by Aben Ezra of slaying the sacrificial victims. Similarly Kimchi interprets thus: "He says that the revolters who are the worshippers of idols, who depart from the ways of God - blessed be he! - and kern his service, like a woman who is a revolter from under her husband, have made deep their revolt, slaying and sacrificing to idols." lie would understand the slaughtering neither of victims with Kimchi and Aben Ezra; nor of literally slaying Israelites to prevent persons going up to Jerusalem, the proper seat of Jehovah's worship; but of the destructive consequences which the conduct of these apostates brought on the people. The work of chastisement God now takes in hand in good earnest. Droppings of the coming shower there had been; but now the full flood is to descend, for God presents himself to misleaders and misled alike under the sole aspect of rebuke. "I," he says, "am chastisement" (give myself to it). A like form of expression occurs in Psalm 109:4, "I am prayer;" that is, am a man of prayer, or give royal. If to prayer. Thus Kimchi explains the idiom: "The prophet says, Say not that no man shall correct and reprove them, therefore they sin; for I am the person who reproves them all, and day by day I reprove them, but they will not hearken to me. But raani moser wants the word ish, man, as (in Psalm 109:4) raani tephilah, which we have explained raani ish tephilah." 5:1-7 The piercing eye of God saw secret liking and disposition to sin, the love the house of Israel had to their sins, and the dominion their sins had over them. Pride makes men obstinate in other sins. And as Judah was treading in the same steps, they would fall with Israel. By dealing treacherously with the Lord, men only deceive themselves. Those that go to seek the Lord with their flocks and their herds only, and not with their hearts and souls, cannot expect to find him; nor shall any speed who do not seek the Lord while he may be found. See how much it is our concern to seek God early, now, while it is the accepted time, and the day of salvation.
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