Hosea 7:3
Good News Translation
The LORD says, "People deceive the king and his officers by their evil plots.

Contemporary English Version
The king and his officials take great pleasure in their sin and deceit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have made the king glad with their wickedness: and the princes with their lies.

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They have made the king glad with their wickedness: and the princes with their lies.

Hosea 5:11 Ephraim is under oppression, and broken in judgment: because he began to go after filthiness.

1 Kings 22:6,13 Then the king of Israel assembled the prophets, about four hundred men, and he said to them: Shall I go to Ramoth Galaad to fight, or shall I forbear? They answered: Go up, and the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king. . . .

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 9:2 Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors.

Jeremiah 28:1-4 And it came to pass in that year, in the beginning of the reign of Sedecias king of Juda, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, that Hananias the son of Azur, a prophet of Gabaon spoke to me, in the house of the Lord before the priests, and all the people, saying: . . .

Jeremiah 37:19 Now therefore hear, I beseech thee, my lord the king: let my petition be accepted in thy sight: and send me not back into the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there.

Amos 7:10-13 And the high places of the idol shall be thrown down, and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste: and I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with the sword. . . .

Micah 6:16 For thou hast kept the statutes of Amri, and all the works of the house of Achab: and thou hast walked according their wills, that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing, and you shall bear the reproach of my people.

Micah 7:3 The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Romans 1:32 Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

1 John 4:5 They are of the world. Therefore of the world they speak: and the world heareth them.

Context
Ephraim's Iniquity
2And 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. 3They have made the king glad with their wickedness: and the princes with their lies.4They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened.…
Cross References
Romans 1:32
Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them.

Jeremiah 28:1
And it came to pass in that year, in the beginning of the reign of Sedecias king of Juda, in the fourth year, in the fifth month, that Hananias the son of Azur, a prophet of Gabaon spoke to me, in the house of the Lord before the priests, and all the people, saying:

Hosea 4:2
Cursing, and lying, and killing, and theft, and adultery, have overflowed, and blood hath touched blood.

Hosea 7:5
The day of our king, the princes began to be mad with wine: he stretched out his hand with scorners.

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 11:12
Ephraim hath compassed me about with denials, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Juda went down as a witness with God, and is faithful with the saints.

Micah 7:3
The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Additional Translations
They delight the king with their evil, the princes with their lies.They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

They gladdened kings with their wickedness, and princes with their lies.

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies.

With their wickedness they make glad a king, And with their lies -- princes.
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