Hosea 9:12

“Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Though they bring vp their children, yet wil I bereaue them that there shall not be a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Though they bring up their children, Yet I will bereave them until not a man is left. Yes, woe to them indeed when I depart from them!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, so that not a man shall be left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even though their children have come to growth I will take them away, so that not a man will be there; for their evil-doing will be complete and they will be put to shame because of it.
- Basic English Bible

For even should they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, [that] not a man [remain]: for woe also to them when I shall have departed from them!
- Darby Bible

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes, woe also to them when I depart from them!
- Webster's Bible

Though they bring up their children, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Indeed, woe also to them when I depart from them!
- World English Bible

For though they nourish their sons, I have made them childless -- without man, Surely also, wo to them, when I turn aside from them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea, though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there be not a man left; yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 9:12


9:12 Not a man left - There shall be a total extirpation of them. When I depart - To compleat their misery, I will depart from them. It is sad to lose our children, but sadder to lose our God.


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