Hosea 4:14 NLT

14 But why should I punish them for their prostitution and adultery? For your men are doing the same thing, sinning with whores and shrine prostitutes. O foolish people! You refuse to understand, so you will be destroyed.

Study tools for Hosea 4:14

  • a 4:4 - Hebrew Your people are like those with a complaint against the priests.
  • b 4:7 - As in Syriac version and an ancient Hebrew tradition; Masoretic Text reads I will turn their glory into shame.
  • c 4:15 - Beth-aven means “house of wickedness”; it is being used as another name for Bethel, which means “house of God.”
  • d 4:17 - Hebrew Ephraim, referring to the northern kingdom of Israel.
  • e 4:18 - As in Greek version; the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.