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Hosea 4:12 NIV

12 My people consult a wooden idol, and a diviner’s rod speaks to them. A spirit of prostitution leads them astray; they are unfaithful to their God.

References for Hosea 4:12

Study tools for Hosea 4:12

  • a 4:2 - That is, to pronounce a curse on
  • b 4:7 - Syriac (see also an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition); Masoretic Text "me;" / "I will exchange their glory"
  • c 4:15 - "Beth Aven" means "house of wickedness" (a derogatory name for Bethel, which means "house of God" ).