Hosea 4:8

“They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 4:8

They eate vp the sinne of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They feed on the sin of My people And direct their desire toward their iniquity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sin of my people is like food to them; and their desire is for their wrongdoing.
- Basic English Bible

They eat the sin of my people, and their soul longeth for their iniquity.
- Darby Bible

They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
- Webster's Bible

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.
- World English Bible

The sin of My people they do eat, And unto their iniquity lift up their soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They feed on the sin of My people, and set their heart on their iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 4:8

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 4:8


4:8 They - The priests who minister to the idols. The sin - Probably by sin is meant sin - offering, in which the priest had his share. And they - Covetous, luxurious, idolatrous priests.


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