Hosea 8:9

“For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 8:9

For they are gone vp to Assyria, a wilde Asse alone by himselfe; Ephraim hath hired louers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For they have gone up to Assyria, {Like} a wild donkey all alone; Ephraim has hired lovers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they are gone up to Assyria, `like' a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For they have gone up to Assyria like an ass going by himself; Ephraim has given money to get lovers.
- Basic English Bible

For they are gone up [to] Assyria [as] a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.
- Darby Bible

For they have gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.
- Webster's Bible

For they have gone up to Assyria, like a wild donkey wandering alone. Ephraim has hired lovers for himself.
- World English Bible

For they -- they have gone up [to] Asshur, A wild ass alone by himself [is] Ephraim, They have hired lovers!
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they are gone up to Assyria, like a wild ass alone by himself; Ephraim hath hired lovers.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 8:9

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 8:9


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.


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