Hosea 4:1-3 NIV

The Charge Against Israel

1 Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites, because the LORD has a charge1 to bring against you who live in the land:2 "There is no faithfulness,3 no love, no acknowledgment4 of God in the land.5

References for Hosea 4:1

2 There is only cursing,a lying6 and murder,7 stealing8 and adultery;9 they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.10

References for Hosea 4:2

    • a 4:2 - That is, to pronounce a curse upon
      3 Because of this the land mourns,b11 and all who live in it waste away;12 the beasts of the field and the birds of the air and the fish of the sea are dying.13

      References for Hosea 4:3

        • b 4:3 - Or "dries up"