Hosea 5:4

“They will not frame their doings to turn unto their God: for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 5:4

They will not frame their doings to turne vnto their God: for the spirit of whoredomes is in the midst of them, and they haue not knowen the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Their deeds will not allow them To return to their God. For a spirit of harlotry is within them, And they do not know the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Their doings will not suffer them to turn unto their God; for the spirit of whoredom is within them, and they know not Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their works will not let them come back to their God, for a false spirit is in them and they have no knowledge of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Their doings do not allow them to return unto their God; for the spirit of whoredoms is in the midst of them, and they know not Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

They will not frame their doings to turn to their God: for the spirit of lewdness is in the midst of them, and they have not known the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of prostitution is within them, and they don't know Yahweh.
- World English Bible

They give not up their habitual doings, To turn back unto their God, For a spirit of whoredoms [is] in their midst, And Jehovah they have not known.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Their doings will not suffer them to return unto their God; for the spirit of harlotry is within them, and they know not the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 5:4

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 5:4


5:2 The revolters - All those that have cast off the law of God. Profound - Dig deep to hide their counsels, and to slay the innocent. Though I - Hosea.

5:5 Doth testify - Is an evident witness against him.

5:6 To seek the Lord - The Jewish doctors tell us, that under Hosea, Israel had liberty of bringing their sacrifices to Jerusalem. Shall not find him - God will not be found of them. Hath withdrawn himself - For their impenitency.


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