Hosea 7:16 LEB

16 They turn, not to the Most High, like a slack bow; their officials will fall by the sword because of the anger of their tongue. This [is] their scorn in the land of Egypt.

References for Hosea 7:16

    • p 7:16 - Hebrew uncertain; the NRSV translates "to that which does not profit"; the NASB translates "but not upward"
    • q 7:16 - The NRSV translates "So much for their babbling"

      Study tools for Hosea 7:16

      • a 7:1 - Or "comes in"
      • b 7:2 - Literally "But they did not say to their heart"
      • c 7:5 - This phrase refers to the effects of wine on the body
      • d 7:6 - Hebrew "they drew near;" other ancient translations read "they are kindled"
      • e 7:6 - Literally "sleeps"
      • f 7:7 - Or "they eat"
      • g 7:9 - Or "Foreigners eat"
      • h 7:9 - Literally "grey hair," but in this case the word refers to the "hairs of mold" on food
      • i 7:10 - Literally "answers against his face"
      • j 7:10 - Or "in all of this"
      • k 7:11 - Literally "without heart"
      • l 7:12 - Hebrew "bird"
      • m 7:12 - Or "sky"
      • n 7:12 - Hebrew uncertain
      • o 7:14 - Or "gash"
      • p 7:16 - Hebrew uncertain; the NRSV translates "to that which does not profit"; the NASB translates "but not upward"
      • q 7:16 - The NRSV translates "So much for their babbling"