Hosea 8:8

“Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 8:8

Israel is swallowed vp, now shal they be among the Gentiles, as a vessell wherein is no pleasure.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Israel is swallowed up; They are now among the nations Like a vessel in which no one delights.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Israel is swallowed up: now are they among the nations as a vessel wherein none delighteth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Israel has come to destruction; now they are among the nations like a cup in which there is no pleasure.
- Basic English Bible

Israel is swallowed up: now are they become among the nations as a vessel wherein is no pleasure.
- Darby Bible

Israel is swallowed up: now shall they be among the Gentiles as a vessel in which is no pleasure.
- Webster's Bible

Israel is swallowed up. Now they are among the nations like a worthless thing.
- World English Bible

Israel hath been swallowed up, Now they have been among nations, As a vessel in which is no delight.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Israel is swallowed up; now are they become among the nations as a vessel wherein is no value.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 8:8

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 8:8


8:6 From Israel - By their invention. It - Both the idol and the worshippers of it.

8:7 Sown the wind - A proverbial speech to denote lost labour. Whirlwind - A tempest, which destroyeth all that is in its way; an emblem of the wrath of God. No stalk - All your dependance on idols, and foreign assistance, will be as seed that bear neither stalk nor bud. No meal - Or suppose it produced stalk and bud, yet the bud shall be blasted, and never yield meal.

8:9 Gone up - Israel is like a wild ass. A wild ass - Stubborn, wild, untamed. Alone - Solitary, where is no path or tract; so they were in their captivity.

8:10 Gather them - I will assemble them together, that they may be taken and destroyed together. A little - For a while before their final captivity. The burden - The tribute laid on them by the king.


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