Hosea 7:10
New International Version
Israel's arrogance testifies against him, but despite all this he does not return to the LORD his God or search for him.

New Living Translation
Their arrogance testifies against them, yet they don't return to the LORD their God or even try to find him.

English Standard Version
The pride of Israel testifies to his face; yet they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him, for all this.

Berean Study Bible
Israel’s arrogance testifies against them, yet they do not return to the LORD their God; despite all this, they do not seek Him.

New American Standard Bible
Though the pride of Israel testifies against him, Yet they have not returned to the LORD their God, Nor have they sought Him, for all this.

King James Bible
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

Christian Standard Bible
Israel's arrogance testifies against them, yet they do not return to the LORD their God, and for all this, they do not seek him.

Contemporary English Version
I am the LORD, their God, but in all of their troubles their pride keeps them from returning to me.

Good News Translation
The arrogance of the people of Israel cries out against them. In spite of everything that has happened, they have not returned to me, the LORD their God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Israel's arrogance testifies against them, yet they do not return to Yahweh their God, and for all this, they do not seek Him.

International Standard Version
Israel's arrogance testifies against him; but they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him in all of this.

NET Bible
The arrogance of Israel testifies against him, yet they refuse to return to the LORD their God! In spite of all this they refuse to seek him!

New Heart English Bible
The pride of Israel testifies to his face; yet they haven't returned to the LORD their God, nor sought him, for all this.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Israel, your arrogance testifies against you, but even after all this, you don't turn to the LORD your God or look to him for help.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face; But they have not returned unto the LORD their God, Nor sought Him, for all this.

New American Standard 1977
Though the pride of Israel testifies against him, Yet they have neither returned to the LORD their God, Nor have they sought Him, for all this.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the pride of Israel shall testify to his face, and they have not returned to the LORD their God, nor have they sought him with all this.

King James 2000 Bible
And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

American King James Version
And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

American Standard Version
And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: yet they have not returned unto Jehovah their God, nor sought him, for all this.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the pride of Israel shall be brought down before his face: yet they have not returned to the Lord their God, neither have they diligently sought him for all this.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the pride of Israel shall be humbled before his face: and they have not returned to the Lord their God, nor have they sought him in all these.

Darby Bible Translation
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face; and they do not return to Jehovah their God, nor seek him for all this.

English Revised Version
And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: yet they have not returned unto the LORD their God, nor sought him, for all this.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

World English Bible
The pride of Israel testifies to his face; yet they haven't returned to Yahweh their God, nor sought him, for all this.

Young's Literal Translation
And humbled hath been the excellency of Israel to his face, And they have not turned back unto Jehovah their God, Nor have they sought Him for all this.
Study Bible
Ephraim's Iniquity
9Foreigners consume his strength, but he does not notice. Even his hair is streaked with gray, but he does not realize. 10Israel’s arrogance testifies against them, yet they do not return to the LORD their God; despite all this, they do not seek Him. 11So Ephraim has become like a silly, senseless dove—calling out to Egypt, then turning to Assyria.…
Cross References
Isaiah 9:13
But the people did not return to Him who struck them; they did not seek the LORD of Hosts.

Hosea 5:5
Israel's arrogance testifies against them; both Israel and Ephraim stumble in their iniquity; even Judah stumbles with them.

Zephaniah 1:6
and those who turn back from following the LORD and neither seek the LORD nor inquire of Him."

Treasury of Scripture

And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this.

the pride.

Hosea 5:5
And the pride of Israel doth testify to his face: therefore shall Israel and Ephraim fall in their iniquity; Judah also shall fall with them.

Jeremiah 3:3
Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.

and they.

Hosea 7:7
They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.

Hosea 6:1
Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.

Proverbs 27:22
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.

nor.

Psalm 10:4
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Psalm 14:2
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God.

Psalm 53:2
God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.







Lexicon
Israel’s
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

arrogance
גְאֽוֹן־ (ḡə·’ō·wn-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1347: Arrogance, majesty, ornament

testifies
וְעָנָ֥ה (wə·‘ā·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

against them,
בְּפָנָ֑יו (bə·p̄ā·nāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

yet they do not
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

return
שָׁ֙בוּ֙ (šā·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

their God;
אֱלֹֽהֵיהֶ֔ם (’ĕ·lō·hê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

despite all
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

this,
זֹֽאת׃ (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

they do not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

seek Him.
בִקְשֻׁ֖הוּ (ḇiq·šu·hū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1245: To search out, to strive after
(10) See Note on Hosea 5:5.

Verse 10. - And the pride of Israel testifieth to his face: and they do not return to the Lord their God, nor seek him for all this (amid all this). If with Keil and others

(1) we understand "the pride of Israel" to mean Jehovah the glory of Israel, and take the verb in the sense of "testify," the meaning will be that Jehovah bore witness to the face of Israel by the weakening and wasting of their kingdom, as portrayed in the preceding verse. We prefer

(2) to understand "the pride of Israel" in the souse of "the haughtiness" of Israel, and the verb in the sense of "being humbled," as at Hosea 5:5. The real meaning, then, is expressed in the following rendering: And the haughtiness of Israel shall be humbled to his face. This humiliation is the effect of the wasting mentioned in the preceding verse; while the evidence of their humiliation is specified in the succeeding verse by their resorting to Egypt and repairing to Assyria from a consciousness of their helplessness. This rendering is countenanced by the LXX., both here and at Hosea 5:5; while Rashi says, "The verb עגה has the meaning of "humiliation." For all this. This emphasizes the obstinate blindness and perverseness of Ephraim, when, amid all the calamities and miseries of the kingdom both within and without, they turned not to Jehovah to solicit help and deliverance, but concluded treaties or made alliances with foreign nations in hope of being lifted up out of their national impotence. On this Aben Ezra makes the judicious remark: "They turned not to Jehovah as paupers who have nothing more to give foreign nations that they may help them." 7:8-16 Israel was as a cake not turned, half burnt and half dough, none of it fit for use; a mixture of idolatry and of the worship of Jehovah. There were tokens of approaching ruin, as grey hairs are of old age, but they noticed them not. The pride which leads to break the law of God leads to self-flattery. The mercy and grace of God are the only refuge to which obstinate sinners never think of fleeing. Though they may howl forth their terrors in the form of prayers, they seldom cry to God with their hearts. Even their prayers for earthly mercies only seek fuel for their lusts. Their turning from one sect, sentiment, form, or vice, to another, still leaves them far short of Christ and holiness. Such are we by nature. And such shall we prove if left to ourselves. Create in us a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within us.
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