Hosea 5:7

“They have dealt treacherously against the LORD: for they have begotten strange children: now shall a month devour them with their portions.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 5:7

They haue dealt treacherously against the Lord: for they haue begotten strange children, now shall a moneth deuoure them with their portions.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They have dealt treacherously against the LORD, For they have borne illegitimate children. Now the new moon will devour them with their land.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They have dealt treacherously against Jehovah; for they have borne strange children: now shall the new moon devour them with their fields.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have been false to the Lord; they have given birth to strange children; now the new moon will make them waste with their fields.
- Basic English Bible

They have dealt treacherously against Jehovah; for they have begotten strange children: now shall the new moon devour them, with their allotted possessions.
- Darby Bible

They have dealt treacherously against the LORD: for they have begotten strange children: now shall a month devour them with their portions.
- Webster's Bible

They are unfaithful to Yahweh; for they have borne illegitimate children. Now the new moon will devour them with their fields.
- World English Bible

Against Jehovah they dealt treacherously, For strange sons they have begotten, Now consume them doth a month [with] their portions.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They have dealt treacherously against the LORD, for they have begotten strange children; now shall the new moon devour them with their portions.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 5:7

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 5:7


5:7 Have begotten - They have trained up their children in the same idolatry. A month - Possibly it may refer to Shallum's short time of usurpation, which lasted but a month; the Assyrians shall make a speedy conquest over you. With their portions - With all their substance.


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