New International Version
But the more they were called, the more they went away from me. They sacrificed to the Baals and they burned incense to images.
King James Bible
As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
Darby Bible Translation
As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.
World English Bible
They called to them, so they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baals, and burned incense to engraved images.
Young's Literal Translation
They have called to them rightly, They have gone from before them, To lords they do sacrifice, And to graven images they make perfume.
Hosea 11:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When Israel was a child - In the infancy of his political existence.
I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt - Where he was greatly oppressed; and in this I gave the proof of my love. I preserved my people in their affliction there, and brought them safely out of it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryHeaven's Nurse Children
The next sweet word in the chapter is sonship; "When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt." We are, according to the inspired apostle, "predestinated unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will." Ephesians 1:5. Adoption follows hard upon the heels of election, and is another messenger of good tidings. Innumerable blessings come to us by this door. "Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
The Divine Shepherd
2 Kings 17:13
The LORD warned Israel and Judah through all his prophets and seers: "Turn from your evil ways. Observe my commands and decrees, in accordance with the entire Law that I commanded your ancestors to obey and that I delivered to you through my servants the prophets."
both your sins and the sins of your ancestors," says the LORD. "Because they burned sacrifices on the mountains and defied me on the hills, I will measure into their laps the full payment for their former deeds."
Yet my people have forgotten me; they burn incense to worthless idols, which made them stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths. They made them walk in byways, on roads not built up.
I will punish her for the days she burned incense to the Baals; she decked herself with rings and jewelry, and went after her lovers, but me she forgot," declares the LORD.
They sacrifice on the mountaintops and burn offerings on the hills, under oak, poplar and terebinth, where the shade is pleasant. Therefore your daughters turn to prostitution and your daughters-in-law to adultery.
When Ephraim spoke, people trembled; he was exalted in Israel. But he became guilty of Baal worship and died.
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