Hosea 4:1-7 KJV

1 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.
2 By swearing , and lying , and killing , and stealing , and committing adultery , they break out , and blooda toucheth blood.

References for Hosea 4:2

    • o 4:2 - blood: Heb. bloods
      3 Therefore shall the land mourn , and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish , with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away .
      4 Yet let no man strive , nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
      5 Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with thee in the night, and I will destroyb thy mother.

      References for Hosea 4:5

        • p 4:5 - destroy: Heb. cut off
          6 My people are destroyedc for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.

          References for Hosea 4:6

            • q 4:6 - destroyed: Heb. cut off
              7 As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.