9 As marauders lie in ambush for a victim, so do bands of priests; they murder on the road to Shechem, carrying out their wicked schemes.

Read Hosea 6:9 Using Other Translations

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.
As robbers lie in wait for a man, so the priests band together; they murder on the way to Shechem; they commit villainy.
Priests form bands of robbers, waiting in ambush for their victims. They murder travelers along the road to Shechem and practice every kind of sin.