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Hosea 10:4 NIV

4 They make many promises, take false oaths and make agreements; therefore lawsuits spring up like poisonous weeds in a plowed field.

References for Hosea 10:4

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  • a 10:5 - "Beth Aven" means "house of wickedness" (a derogatory name for Bethel, which means "house of God" ).
  • b 10:8 - Hebrew "aven," a reference to Beth Aven (a derogatory name for Bethel); see verse 5.
  • c 10:9 - Or "there a stand was taken"