Hosea 14:1

Repentance to Bring Blessing

1 Return, Israel, to the LORD your God. Your sins have been your downfall!

Hosea 14:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 O Israel, return unto the LORD thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.
ESV
1 Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.
NLT
1 Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for your sins have brought you down.
MSG
1 O Israel, come back! Return to your God! You're down but you're not out.
CSB
1 Israel, return to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled in your sin.

Hosea 14:1 In-Context

1 Return, Israel, to the LORD your God. Your sins have been your downfall!
2 Take words with you and return to the LORD. Say to him: “Forgive all our sins and receive us graciously, that we may offer the fruit of our lips.
3 Assyria cannot save us; we will not mount warhorses. We will never again say ‘Our gods’ to what our own hands have made, for in you the fatherless find compassion.”
4 “I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them.
5 I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily. Like a cedar of Lebanon he will send down his roots;

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Isaiah 19:22; S Jeremiah 3:12
  • 2. S Hosea 4:8
  • 3. S Hosea 5:5; S Hosea 9:7
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