Hosea 4:9
Good News Translation
You will suffer the same punishment as the people! I will punish you and make you pay for the evil you do.

Contemporary English Version
That's why I will punish the people for their deeds, just as I will punish you priests.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there shall be like people like priest: and I will visit their ways upon them, and I will repay them their devices.

New American Bible
Like people, like priest: I will punish them for their ways, and repay them for their deeds.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And there shall be like people like priest: and I will visit their ways upon them, and I will repay them their devices.

like people.

Isaiah 9:14-16 And the Lord shall destroy out of Israel the head and the tail, him that bendeth down, and him that holdeth back, in one day. . . .

Isaiah 24:2 And it shall be as with the people, so with the priest: and as with the servant so with his master: as with the handmaid, so with her mistress: as with the buyer, so with the seller: as with the lender, so with the borrower: as with him that calleth for his money, so with him that oweth.

Jeremiah 5:31 The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Jeremiah 8:10-12 Therefore will I give their women to strangers, their fields to others for an inheritance: because from the least even to the greatest all follow covetousness: from the prophet even to the priest all deal deceitfully. . . .

Jeremiah 23:11,12 For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord. . . .

Ezekiel 22:26-31 Her priests have despised my law, and have defiled my sanctuaries: they have put no difference between holy and profane: nor have distinguished between the polluted and the clean: and they have turned away their eyes from my sabbaths, and I was profaned in the midst of them. . . .

Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both fall into the pit.

punish.

Hosea 1:4 And the Lord said to him: Call his name Jezrahel: for yet a little while, and I will visit the blood of Jezrahel upon the house of Jehu, and I will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

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reward them.

Psalm 109:17,18 But persecuted the poor man and the beggar; and the broken in heart, to put him to death. . . .

Proverbs 5:22 He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.

Isaiah 3:10 Say to the just man that it is well, for he shall eat the fruit of his doings.

Zechariah 1:6 But yet my words, and my ordinances, which I gave in charge to my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers, and they returned, and said: As the Lord of hosts thought to do to us according to our ways, and according to our devices, so he hath done to us.

Context
God's Charges Against Israel
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.10And they shall eat and shall not be filled: they have committed fornication, and have not ceased: because they have forsaken the Lord in not observing the law.…
Cross References
Proverbs 12:14
By the fruit of his own mouth shall a man be filled with good things, and according to the works of his hands it shall be repaid him.

Isaiah 24:2
And it shall be as with the people, so with the priest: and as with the servant so with his master: as with the handmaid, so with her mistress: as with the buyer, so with the seller: as with the lender, so with the borrower: as with him that calleth for his money, so with him that oweth.

Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesied falsehood, and the priests clapped their hands: and my people loved such things: what then shall be done in the end thereof?

Hosea 7:2
And lest they may say in their hearts, that I remember all their wickedness: their own devices now have beset them about, they have been done before my face.

Hosea 8:13
They shall offer victims, they shall sacrifice flesh, and shall eat it, and the Lord will not receive them: now will he remember their iniquity, and will visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.

Hosea 9:9
They have sinned deeply, as in the days of Gabaa: he will remember their iniquity, and will visit their sin.

Hosea 9:15
All their wickedness is in Galgal, for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their devices I will cast them forth out of my house: I will love them no more, all their princes are revolters.

Hosea 10:10
According to my desire, I will chastise them: and the nations shall be gathered together against them, when they shall be chastised for their two iniquities.

Hosea 12:2
Therefore there is a judgment of the Lord with Juda, and a visitation for Jacob: he will render to him according to his ways, and according to his devices.

Additional Translations
And it shall be like people, like priest. I will punish both of them for their ways and repay them for their deeds.And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

And it shall be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will requite them their doings.

And the priest shall be as the people: and I will avenge on them their ways, and I will recompense to them their counsels.

And it shall be as the people so the priest; and I will visit their ways upon them, and recompense to them their doings;

And it shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and will reward them their doings.

And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.

It will be, like people, like priest; and I will punish them for their ways, and will repay them for their deeds.

And it hath been, like people, like priest, And I have charged on it its ways, And its habitual doings I return to it.
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