Hosea 14:2

“Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take with you words, and turne to the Lord, say vnto him, Take away all iniquitie, and receiue vs graciously: so will wee render the calues of our lips.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Take words with you and return to the LORD. Say to Him, "Take away all iniquity And receive {us} graciously, That we may present the fruit of our lips.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take with you words, and return unto Jehovah: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and accept that which is good: so will we render `as' bullocks `the offering of' our lips.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take with you words, and come back to the Lord; say to him, Let there be forgiveness for all wrongdoing, so that we may take what is good, and give in payment the fruit of our lips.
- Basic English Bible

Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah; say unto him, Forgive all iniquity, and receive [us] graciously; so will we render the calves of our lips.
- Darby Bible

Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say to him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.
- Webster's Bible

Take words with you, and return to Yahweh. Tell him, "Forgive all our sins, and accept that which is good: so we offer our lips like bulls.
- World English Bible

Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah, Say ye unto Him: `Take away all iniquity, and give good, And we do render the fruit of our lips.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(14:3) Take with you words, and return unto the LORD; say unto Him: 'Forgive all iniquity, and accept that which is good; so will we render for bullocks the offering of our lips.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 14:2


14:2 Render - This will qualify and encourage us to give the sacrifices which are more pleasing to God than calves or oxen.


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