Hosea 4:8
Good News Translation
You grow rich from the sins of my people, and so you want them to sin more and more.

Contemporary English Version
You encourage others to sin, so you can stuff yourselves on their sin offerings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity.

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They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity.

eat.

Leviticus 6:26 The priest that offereth it, shall eat it in a holy place, in the court of the tabernacle.

Leviticus 7:6,7 Every male of the priestly race, shall eat this flesh in a holy place, because it is most holy. . . .

set their heart on their iniquity.

1 Samuel 2:29 Why have you kicked away my victims, and my gifts which I commanded to be offered in the temple: and thou hast rather honoured thy sons than me, to eat the firstfruits of every sacrifice of my people Israel?

Psalm 24:4 The innocent in hands, and clean of heart, who hath not taken his soul in vain, nor sworn deceitfully to his neighbour.

Psalm 25:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. To thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul.

Isaiah 56:11 And most impudent dogs, they never had enough: the shepherds themselves knew no understanding: all have turned aside into their own way, every one after his own gain, from the first even to the last.

Ezekiel 14:3,7 Son of man, these men have placed their uncleannesses in their hearts, and have set up before their face the stumblingblock of their iniquity: and shall I answer when they inquire of me? . . .

Micah 3:11 You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Malachi 1:10 Who is there among you, that will shut the doors, and will kindle the fire on my altar gratis? I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts: and I will not receive a gift of your hand.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

Titus 1:11 Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

2 Peter 2:3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not.

Context
God's Charges Against Israel
7According to the multitude of them, so have they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame. 8They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity.9And there shall be like people like priest: and I will visit their ways upon them, and I will repay them their devices.…
Cross References
Isaiah 56:11
And most impudent dogs, they never had enough: the shepherds themselves knew no understanding: all have turned aside into their own way, every one after his own gain, from the first even to the last.

Hosea 10:13
You have ploughed wickedness, you have reaped iniquity, you have eaten the fruit of lying: because thou hast trusted in thy ways, in the multitude of thy strong ones.

Hosea 12:8
And Ephraim said: But yet I am become rich, I have found me an idol: all my labours shall not find me the iniquity that I have committed.

Hosea 14:1
Return, O Israel, to the Lord thy God: for thou hast fallen down by thy iniquity.

Micah 3:11
You that build up Sion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Additional Translations
They feed on the sins of My people and set their hearts on iniquity.They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.

They will devour the sins of my people, and will set their hearts on their iniquities.

They eat the sin of my people, and their soul longeth for their iniquity.

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.

They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.

They feed on the sin of my people, and set their heart on their iniquity.

The sin of My people they do eat, And unto their iniquity lift up their soul.
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