Hosea 12:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3667 [e]כְּנַ֗עַן
kə-na-‘an,
CanaanN-proper-ms
3027 [e]בְּיָד֛וֹ
bə-yā-ḏōw
in his handPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
3976 [e]מֹאזְנֵ֥י
mō-zə-nê
scales [are]N-mdc
4820 [e]מִרְמָ֖ה
mir-māh
DeceitfulN-fs
6231 [e]לַעֲשֹׁ֥ק
la-‘ă-šōq
to oppressPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
157 [e]אָהֵֽב׃
’ā-hêḇ.
He lovesV-Qal-Perf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
הושע 12:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כְּנַ֗עַן בְּיָדֹ֛ו מֹאזְנֵ֥י מִרְמָ֖ה לַעֲשֹׁ֥ק אָהֵֽב׃

הושע 12:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כנען בידו מאזני מרמה לעשק אהב׃

הושע 12:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כנען בידו מאזני מרמה לעשק אהב׃

הושע 12:7 Hebrew Bible
כנען בידו מאזני מרמה לעשק אהב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.

King James Bible
He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A merchant loves to extort with dishonest scales in his hands.
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he loveth.

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oppress. or, deceive.

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