Hosea 7:9

“Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knoweth not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Strangers haue deuoured his strength, and hee knoweth it not: yea, gray haires are here and there vpon him, yet he knoweth not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Strangers devour his strength, Yet he does not know {it;} Gray hairs also are sprinkled on him, Yet he does not know {it.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth `it' not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth `it' not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men from other lands have made waste his strength, and he is not conscious of it; grey hairs have come on him here and there, and he has no knowledge of it.
- Basic English Bible

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth [it] not; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth [it] not.
- Darby Bible

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not: yes, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knoweth not.
- Webster's Bible

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he doesn't realize it. Indeed, gray hairs are here and there on him, and he doesn't realize it.
- World English Bible

Devoured have strangers his power, And he hath not known, Also old age hath sprinkled [itself] on him, And he hath not known.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not; yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, and he knoweth it not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 7:9


7:9 Knoweth it not - He is not aware of the loss he hath sustained. Gray hairs - Of old age and declining strength are upon their kingdom.


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