Hosea 11:5

“He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He shall not returne into the land of Egypt; but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to returne
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They will not return to the land of Egypt; But Assyria--he will be their king Because they refused to return {to Me.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They shall not return into the land of Egypt; but the Assyrian shall be their king, because they refused to return `to me'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will go back to the land of Egypt and the Assyrian will be his king, because they would not come back to me.
- Basic English Bible

He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king; for they refused to return [to me];
- Darby Bible

He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.
- Webster's Bible

They won't return into the land of Egypt; but the Assyrian will be their king, because they refused to repent.
- World English Bible

He turneth not back unto the land of Egypt, And Asshur -- he [is] his king, For they have refused to return.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He shall not return into the land of Egypt, but the Assyrian shall be his king, because they refused to return.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 11:5


11:5 He - Ephraim. Shall be king - Shall rule them with rigour and cruelty. They refused - The reason of all is, their obstinacy in idolatry.


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