New Living Translation
"O Samaria, I reject this calf--this idol you have made. My fury burns against you. How long will you be incapable of innocence?
King James Bible
Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will it be ere they attain to innocency?
Darby Bible Translation
Thy calf, O Samaria, hath cast thee off; mine anger is kindled against them: how long will they be incapable of purity?
World English Bible
Let Samaria throw out his calf idol! My anger burns against them! How long will it be until they are capable of purity?
Young's Literal Translation
Cast off hath thy calf, O Samaria, Burned hath Mine anger against them, Till when are they not capable of purity?
Hosea 8:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:5 Thy calf - The chief idol set up in Samaria. Cast thee off - Hath provoked God to cast thee off. Against them - Idols, and idol worshippers. How long - How long will it be, ere they repent and reform?
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Keep your servant from deliberate sins! Don't let them control me. Then I will be free of guilt and innocent of great sin.
I have seen your adultery and lust, and your disgusting idol worship out in the fields and on the hills. What sorrow awaits you, Jerusalem! How long before you are pure?"
At last Moab will be ashamed of his idol Chemosh, as the people of Israel were ashamed of their gold calf at Bethel.
The people of Samaria tremble in fear for what might happen to their calf idol at Beth-aven. The people mourn and the priests wail, because its glory will be stripped away.
Now they continue to sin by making silver idols, images shaped skillfully with human hands. "Sacrifice to these," they cry, "and kiss the calf idols!"
And those who swear by the shameful idols of Samaria--who take oaths in the name of the god of Dan and make vows in the name of the god of Beersheba--they will all fall down, never to rise again."
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