|Overview - Hosea 4|
|1||God denounces judgments on Israel, for their aggravated impieties and iniquities.|
|12||He exposes the ignorance and wickedness of the priests, and profligacy of the people, he will leave their wives and daughters to commit lewdness, without present punishment.|
|15||He warns Judah, not to imitate Israel's crimes, which are still further reproved.|
Hosea 4:1 (King James Version)
Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.