Hosea 11:6

“And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and deuoure them, because of their own counsels.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sword will whirl against their cities, And will demolish their gate bars And consume {them} because of their counsels.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the sword shall fall upon their cities, and shall consume their bars, and devour `them', because of their own counsels.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the sword will go through his towns, wasting his children and causing destruction because of their evil designs.
- Basic English Bible

and the sword shall turn about in his cities, and shall consume his bars, and devour [them], because of their own counsels.
- Darby Bible

And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
- Webster's Bible

The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
- World English Bible

Grievous hath been the sword in his cities, And it hath ended his bars, and consumed -- from their own counsels.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the sword shall fall upon his cities, and shall consume his bars, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 11:6


11:6 His branches - The lesser towns and villages. Their own counsels - Which they have followed in opposition to all the good counsels the prophets gave them from time to time.


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