Hosea 4:3 NLT

3 That is why your land is in mourning, and everyone is wasting away. Even the wild animals, the birds of the sky, and the fish of the sea are disappearing.

Study tools for Hosea 4:3

  • 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.