Hosea 9:11
Good News Translation
Israel's greatness will fly away like a bird, and there will be no more children born to them, no more women pregnant, no more children conceived.

Contemporary English Version
And so, Israel, your glory will fly away like birds--your women will no longer be able to give birth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As for Ephraim, their glory hath flown away like bird from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.

New American Bible
Ephraim is like a bird: their glory flies away— no birth, no pregnancy, no conception.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As for Ephraim, their glory hath flown away like bird from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.

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Genesis 41:52 And he named the second Ephraim, saying: God hath made me to grow in the land of my poverty.

Genesis 48:16-20 The angel that delivereth me from all evils, bless these boys: and let my name be called upon them, and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and may they grow into a multitude upon the earth. . . .

Genesis 49:22 Joseph is a growing son, a growing son and comely to behold: the daughters run to and fro upon the wall;

Deuteronomy 33:17 His beauty as of the firstling of a bullock, his horns as the horns of a rhinoceros: with them shall he push the nations even to the ends of the earth. These are the multitudes of Ephraim and these the thousands of Manasses.

Job 18:5,18,19 Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine? . . .

from the birth.

Psalm 58:8 Like wax that melteth they shall be taken away: fire hath fallen on them, and they shall not see the sun.

Ecclesiastes 6:3 If a man beget a hundred children, and live many years, and attain to a great age, and his soul make no use of the goods of his substance, and he be without burial: of this man I pronounce, that the untimely born is better than he.

Amos 1:13 Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of the children of Ammon, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath ripped up the women with child of Galaad to enlarge his border.

from the womb.

Hosea 9:14 Give them, O Lord. What wilt thou give them? Give them a womb without children, and dry breasts.

Deuteronomy 28:18,57 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy womb, and the fruit of thy ground, the herds of thy oxen, and the flocks of thy sheep. . . .

Luke 23:29 For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck.

Context
Hosea Announces Israel's Punishment
10I found Israel like grapes in the desert, I saw their fathers like the firstfruits of the fig tree in the top thereof: but they went in to Beelphegor, and alienated themselves to that confusion, and became abominable, as those things were, which they loved. 11As for Ephraim, their glory hath flown away like bird from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.12And though they should bring up their children, I will make them without children among men: yea, and woe to them, when I shall depart from them.…
Cross References
Isaiah 17:3
And aid shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus: and the remnant of Syria shall be as the glory of the children of Israel: saith the Lord of hosts.

Hosea 4:7
According to the multitude of them, so have they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.

Hosea 5:9
Ephraim shall be in desolation in the day of rebuke: among the tribes of Israel I have shewn that which shall surely be.

Hosea 9:14
Give them, O Lord. What wilt thou give them? Give them a womb without children, and dry breasts.

Hosea 10:5
The inhabitants of Samaria have worshipped the calf of Bethaven: for the people thereof have mourned over it, and the wardens of its temple that rejoiced over it in its glory because it is departed from it.

Additional Translations
Ephraim’s glory will fly away like a bird, with no birth, no pregnancy, and no conception.As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird, from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird: there shall be no birth, and none with child, and no conception.

Ephraim has flown away as a bird; their glories from the birth, and the travail, and the conception.

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away as a bird, -- no birth, no pregnancy, no conception!

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird: there shall be no birth, and none with child, and no conception.

As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird, from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.

As for Ephraim, their glory will fly away like a bird. There will be no birth, none with child, and no conception.

Ephraim is as a fowl, Fly away doth their honour, without birth, And without womb, and without conception.
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