Hosea 8:12
Good News Translation
I write down countless teachings for the people, but they reject them as strange and foreign.

Contemporary English Version
My instructions for sacrifices were written in detail, but you ignored them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I shall write to him my manifold laws, which have been accounted as foreign.

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I shall write to him my manifold laws, which have been accounted as foreign.

written.

Deuteronomy 4:6-8 And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation. . . .

Nehemiah 9:13,14 Thou camest down also to mount Sinai, and didst speak with them from heaven, and thou gavest them right judgments, and the law of truth, ceremonies, and good precepts. . . .

Psalm 119:18 Open thou my eyes: and I will consider the wondrous things of thy law.

Psalm 147:19,20 Who declareth his word to Jacob: his justices and his judgments to Israel. . . .

Proverbs 22:20 Behold I have described it to thee three manner of ways, in thoughts and knowledge:

Ezekiel 20:11 And I gave them my statutes, and I shewed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall live in them.

Romans 3:1 What advantage then hath the Jew: or what is the profit of circumcision?

Romans 7:12 Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good.

but.

Hosea 4:6 My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

2 Kings 17:15,16 And they rejected his ordinances, and the covenant that he made with their fathers, and the testimonies which he testified against them: and they followed vanities, and acted vainly: and they followed the nations that were round about them, concerning which the Lord had commanded them that they should not do as they did. . . .

Nehemiah 9:26 But they provoked thee to wrath, and departed from thee, and threw thy law behind their backs: and they killed thy prophets, who admonished them earnestly to return to thee: and they were guilty of great blasphemies.

Psalm 50:17 Seeing thou hast hated discipline: and hast cast my words behind thee.

Isaiah 30:9 For it is a people that provoketh to wrath, and lying children that will not hear the law of God.

Jeremiah 6:16,17 Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk. . . .

Context
Israel will Reap the Whirlwind
11Because Ephraim hath made many altars to sin: altars are become to him unto sin. 12I shall write to him my manifold laws, which have been accounted as foreign.13They 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.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:6
And you shall observe, and fulfil them in practice. For this is your wisdom, and understanding in the sight of nations, that hearing all these precepts, they may say: Behold a wise and understanding people, a great nation.

Deuteronomy 4:8
For what other nation is there so renowned that hath ceremonies, and just judgments, and all the law, which I will set forth this day before our eyes?

Hosea 4:6
My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Additional Translations
Though I wrote for them the great things of My law, they regarded them as something strange.I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing.

I wrote for him the ten thousand things of my law; but they are counted as a strange thing.

I will write down a multitude of commands for him; but his statutes are accounted strange things, even the beloved altars.

I have prescribed unto him the manifold things of my law: they are counted [as] a strange thing.

Though I write for him my law in ten thousand precepts, they are counted as a strange thing.

I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing.

I wrote for him the many things of my law; but they were regarded as a strange thing.

I write for him numerous things of My law, As a strange thing they have been reckoned.
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