Hosea 10:3

“For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For now they shall say, We haue no King, because we feared not the Lord, What then should a King doe to vs?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Surely now they will say, "We have no king, For we do not revere the LORD. As for the king, what can he do for us?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Surely now shall they say, We have no king; for we fear not Jehovah; and the king, what can he do for us?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now, truly, they will say, We have no king, we have no fear of the Lord; and the king, what is he able to do for us?
- Basic English Bible

For now they will say, We have no king, for we feared not Jehovah; and a king, what can he do for us?
- Darby Bible

For now they shall say, We have no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?
- Webster's Bible

Surely now they will say, "We have no king; for we don't fear Yahweh; and the king, what can he do for us?"
- World English Bible

For now they say: We have no king, Because we have not feared Jehovah, And the king -- what doth he for us?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Surely now shall they say: 'We have no king; for we feared not the LORD; and the king, what can he do for us?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 10:3


10:3 Say - See and feel. No king - Either no king at all, or no such king as we expected. What then - For kings are not able to save without the God of kings.


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