Hosea 7:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
They are allכֻּלָּם֙
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
5003: to commit adulterya prim. root
3644: like, as, whena pleonastic form of a preposition prefix
an ovenתַנּ֔וּר
8574: (portable) stove, firepotfrom the same as tenuk
1197a: to burn, consumea prim. root
by the bakerמֵֽאֹפֶ֑ה
644: to bakea prim. root
Who ceasesיִשְׁבֹּ֣ות
7673a: to cease, desist, resta prim. root
to stirמֵעִ֔יר
5782: to rouse oneself, awakea prim. root
up [the fire] From the kneadingמִלּ֥וּשׁ
3888: to kneada prim. root
of the doughבָּצֵ֖ק
1217: dough (for cooking)of uncertain derivation
5704: as far as, even to, up to, until, whilefrom adah
it is leavened.חֻמְצָתֹֽו׃
2556a: to be sour or leaveneda prim. root

KJV Lexicon
They are all adulterers
na'aph  (naw-af')
to commit adultery; figuratively, to apostatize -- adulterer(-ess), commit(-ing) adultery, woman that breaketh wedlock.
as an oven
tannuwr  (tan-noor')
a fire-pot -- furnace, oven.
ba`ar  (baw-ar')
to kindle, i.e. consume (by fire or by eating); also to be(-come) brutish
by the baker
'aphah  (aw-faw')
to cook, especially to bake -- bake(-r, (-meats).
who ceaseth
shabath  (shaw-bath')
to repose, i.e. desist from exertion; used in many implied relations (causative, figurative or specific)
from raising
`uwr  (oor)
to wake -- (a-)wake(-n, up), lift up (self), master, raise (up), stir up (self).
after he hath kneaded
luwsh  (loosh)
to knead -- knead.
the dough
batseq  (baw-tsake')
dough (as swelling by fermentation) -- dough, flour.
until it be leavened
chamets  (khaw-mates')
to be pungent; i.e. in taste (sour, i.e. literally fermented, or figuratively, harsh), in color (dazzling) -- cruel (man), dyed, be grieved, leavened.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

King James Bible
They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All of them commit adultery; they are like an oven heated by a baker who stops stirring the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.

International Standard Version
All of them are adulterers— they burn like an oven prepared by the baker, who has ceased stoking it until the dough is leavened.

NET Bible
They are all like bakers, they are like a smoldering oven; they are like a baker who does not stoke the fire until the kneaded dough is ready for baking.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They all commit adultery. They are like a heated oven, an oven so hot that a baker doesn't have to fan its flames when he makes bread.

King James 2000 Bible
They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceases to stir the fire after he has kneaded the dough, until it is leavened.
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