Hosea 9:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
669: a son of Joseph, also his desc. and their territoryfrom the same as apher
is stricken,הֻכָּ֣ה
5221: to smitea prim. root
their rootשָׁרְשָׁ֥ם
8328: a rootfrom an unused word
is driedיָבֵ֖שׁ
3001: to be dry, dried up, or withereda prim. root
up, They will bear 
6213a: do, makea prim. root
1097: a wearing outfrom balah
6529: fruitfrom parah
1571: also, moreover, yeafrom an unused word
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
they bearיֵֽלֵד֔וּן
3205: to bear, bring forth, begeta prim. root
children, I will slayוְהֵמַתִּ֖י
4191: to diea prim. root
the precious onesמַחֲמַדֵּ֥י
4261: desire, desirable thingfrom chamad
of their womb.בִטְנָֽם׃
990: belly, body, wombfrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
'Ephrayim  (ef-rah'-yim)
double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Ephraim, Ephraimites.
is smitten
nakah  (naw-kaw')
to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)
their root
sheresh  (sheh'-resh)
a root -- bottom, deep, heel, root.
is dried up
yabesh  (yaw-bashe')
to be ashamed, confused or disappointed; also (as failing) to dry up (as water) or wither (as herbage)
they shall bear
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
no fruit
priy  (per-ee')
fruit -- bough, (first-) fruit(-ful), reward.
yea though they bring forth
yalad  (yaw-lad')
to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage
yet will I slay
muwth  (mooth)
causatively, to kill
even the beloved
machmad  (makh-mawd')
delightful; hence, a delight, i.e. object of affection or desire -- beloved, desire, goodly, lovely, pleasant (thing).
fruit of their womb
beten  (beh'-ten)
the belly, especially the womb; also the bosom or body of anything -- belly, body, + as they be born, + within, womb.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up, They will bear no fruit. Even though they bear children, I will slay the precious ones of their womb.

King James Bible
Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ephraim is struck down; their roots are withered; they cannot bear fruit. Even if they bear children, I will kill the precious offspring of their wombs.

International Standard Version
Ephraim is blighted; its roots shriveled. It can bear no fruit. Even if they bear children, I will kill their cherished offspring.

NET Bible
Ephraim will be struck down--their root will be dried up; they will not yield any fruit. Even if they do bear children, I will kill their precious offspring.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The people of Ephraim are like sick plants. Their roots are dried up. They have no fruit. Even if they were to have children, I would kill their dear children."

King James 2000 Bible
Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even their beloved children.
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