Hosea 11:2

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed vnto Baalim, and burnt incense to grauen images.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The more they called them, The more they went from them; They kept sacrificing to the Baals And burning incense to idols.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The more `the prophets' called them, the more they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When I sent for them, then they went away from me; they made offerings to the Baals, burning perfumes to images.
- Basic English Bible

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed unto the Baals, and burned incense to graven images.
- Darby Bible

As they called them, so they went from them: they sacrificed to Baalim, and burned incense to graven images.
- Webster's Bible

They called to them, so they went from them. They sacrificed to the Baals, and burned incense to engraved images.
- World English Bible

They have called to them rightly, They have gone from before them, To lords they do sacrifice, And to graven images they make perfume.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The more they called them, the more they went from them; they sacrificed unto the Baalim, and offered to graven images.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 11:2


11:2 They - Moses and Aaron, and other prophets. Called - Persuaded, intreated, and urged by exhortations, the whole house of Israel. From them - From the prophets counsel and commands. Baalim - In the desert they began this apostacy, and held on with obstinacy in it.


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