Hosea 8:8
New International Version
Israel is swallowed up; now she is among the nations like something no one wants.

New Living Translation
The people of Israel have been swallowed up; they lie among the nations like an old discarded pot.

English Standard Version
Israel is swallowed up; already they are among the nations as a useless vessel.

Berean Study Bible
Israel is swallowed up! Now they are among the nations like a worthless vessel.

King James Bible
Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.

New King James Version
Israel is swallowed up; Now they are among the Gentiles Like a vessel in which is no pleasure.

New American Standard Bible
Israel has been swallowed up; They are now among the nations Like a vessel in which no one delights.

NASB 1995
Israel is swallowed up; They are now among the nations Like a vessel in which no one delights.

NASB 1977
Israel is swallowed up; They are now among the nations Like a vessel in which no one delights.

Amplified Bible
Israel is [as if] swallowed up [by enemies]; They are now among the nations Like a vessel [of cheap, coarse pottery] that is useless.

Christian Standard Bible
Israel is swallowed up! Now they are among the nations like discarded pottery.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Israel is swallowed up! Now they are among the nations like discarded pottery.

American Standard Version
Israel is swallowed up: now are they among the nations as a vessel wherein none delighteth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Israel is swallowed up, and from now on they are among the Gentiles like a vessel with no usefulness in it

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Israel is swallowed up: now is he become among the nations as a worthless vessel.

Contemporary English Version
Israel, you are ruined, and now the nations consider you worthless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Israel is swallowed up: now is he become among the nations like an unclean vessel.

English Revised Version
Israel is swallowed up: now are they among the nations as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.

Good News Translation
Israel has become like any other nation and is as useless as a broken pot.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Israel will be swallowed up. It has already mixed in with the other nations. It has become worthless.

International Standard Version
Israel has been devoured; now they will live among the nations like a worthless container.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Israel is swallowed up; Now are they become among the nations As a vessel wherein is no value.

Literal Standard Version
Israel has been swallowed up, Now they have been among nations, As a vessel in which is no delight.

NET Bible
Israel will be swallowed up among the nations; they will be like a worthless piece of pottery.

New Heart English Bible
Israel is swallowed up. Now they are among the nations like a worthless thing.

World English Bible
Israel is swallowed up. Now they are among the nations like a worthless thing.

Young's Literal Translation
Israel hath been swallowed up, Now they have been among nations, As a vessel in which is no delight.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Israel will Reap the Whirlwind
7For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. There is no standing grain; what sprouts fails to yield flour. Even if it should produce, the foreigners would swallow it up. 8Israel is swallowed up! Now they are among the nations like a worthless vessel. 9For they have gone up to Assyria like a wild donkey on its own. Ephraim has hired lovers.…

Cross References
2 Kings 17:6
In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and carried away the Israelites to Assyria, where he settled them in Halah, in Gozan by the Habor River, and in the cities of the Medes.

Jeremiah 22:28
Is this man Coniah a despised and shattered pot, a jar that no one wants? Why are he and his descendants hurled out and cast into a land they do not know?

Jeremiah 25:34
Wail, you shepherds, and cry out; roll in the dust, you leaders of the flock. For the days of your slaughter have come; you will fall and be shattered like fine pottery.

Jeremiah 51:34
"Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon has devoured me; he has crushed me. He has set me aside like an empty vessel; he has swallowed me like a monster; he filled his belly with my delicacies and vomited me out.

Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.


Treasury of Scripture

Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.

swallowed.

2 Kings 17:1-6
In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah began Hoshea the son of Elah to reign in Samaria over Israel nine years…

2 Kings 18:11
And the king of Assyria did carry away Israel unto Assyria, and put them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes:

Jeremiah 50:17
Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria hath devoured him; and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

among.

Leviticus 26:33
And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.

Deuteronomy 28:25,64
The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth…

a vessel.

Isaiah 30:14
And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.

Jeremiah 22:28
Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol? is he a vessel wherein is no pleasure? wherefore are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into a land which they know not?

Jeremiah 48:38
There shall be lamentation generally upon all the housetops of Moab, and in the streets thereof: for I have broken Moab like a vessel wherein is no pleasure, saith the LORD.









(8) Vessel wherein is no pleasure--i.e., worthless (comp. Jeremiah 48:38; Psalm 31:13; 2Timothy 2:20); a vessel devoted to vilest uses, or smashed up as worthless.

Verse 8. - Israel is swallowed up. Not only shall the productions of their land be swallowed up, but the persons of the Israelites shall be consumed; nor is the event far off in the distant future, though the Hebrew commentators translate the past as prophetic future; already has the process beam. Such is the extension of the punishment. Now shall they be (rather, are then become) among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure. The prosperity, population, property, and even nationality, are swallowed up - engulfed as in some abyss, so as to be undiscoverable to the present time; while their reputation has suffered so sorely that they are despised as a worthless household vessel - a vessel unto dishonor, never of much worth, but now cast away as entirely unfit for use.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

is swallowed up!
נִבְלַ֖ע (niḇ·la‘)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1104: To swallow down, swallow up, engulf

Now
עַתָּה֙ (‘at·tāh)
Adverb
Strong's 6258: At this time

they are
הָי֣וּ (hā·yū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

among the nations
בַגּוֹיִ֔ם (ḇag·gō·w·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

like a worthless
אֵֽין־ (’ên-)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

vessel.
כִּכְלִ֖י (kiḵ·lî)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus


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