Hosea 9:1-8 NRS

1 Do not rejoice, O Israel! Do not exult a as other nations do; for you have played the whore, departing from your God. You have loved a prostitute's pay on all threshing floors.

References for Hosea 9:1

    • ‰ 9:1 - Gk: Heb [To exultation]
      2 Threshing floor and wine vat shall not feed them, and the new wine shall fail them.
      3 They shall not remain in the land of the Lord; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and in Assyria they shall eat unclean food.
      4 They shall not pour drink offerings of wine to the Lord, and their sacrifices shall not please him. Such sacrifices shall be like mourners' bread; all who eat of it shall be defiled; for their bread shall be for their hunger only; it shall not come to the house of the Lord.
      5 What will you do on the day of appointed festival, and on the day of the festival of the Lord?
      6 For even if they escape destruction, Egypt shall gather them, Memphis shall bury them. Nettles shall possess their precious things of silver; b thorns shall be in their tents.

      References for Hosea 9:6

        • Š 9:6 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
          7 The days of punishment have come, the days of recompense have come; Israel cries, c "The prophet is a fool, the man of the spirit is mad!" Because of your great iniquity, your hostility is great.

          References for Hosea 9:7

            • ‹ 9:7 - Cn Compare Gk: Heb [shall know]
              8 The prophet is a sentinel for my God over Ephraim, yet a fowler's snare is on all his ways, and hostility in the house of his God.