Hosea 9:12
Good News Translation
But even if they did bring up children, I would take them away and not leave one alive. When I abandon these people, terrible things will happen to them."

Contemporary English Version
Even if you do have children, I will take them all and leave you to mourn. I will turn away, and you will sink down in deep trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And 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.

New American Bible
Even though they bring up their children, I will make them childless, until no one is left. Indeed, woe to them when I turn away from them!

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And 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.

yet.

Hosea 9:13,16 Ephraim, as I saw, was a Tyre, founded in beauty: and Ephraim shall bring out his children to the murderer. . . .

Deuteronomy 28:32,41,42 May thy sons and thy daughters be given to another people, thy eyes looking on, and languishing at the sight of them all the day, and may there be no strength in thy hand. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:25 Without, the sword shall lay them waste, and terror within, both the young man and the virgin, the sucking child with the man in years.

Job 27:14 If his sons be multiplied, they shall be for the sword, and his grandsons shall not be filled with bread.

Jeremiah 15:7 And I will scatter them with a fan in the gates of the land: I have killed and destroyed my people, and yet they are not returned from their ways.

Jeremiah 16:3,4 For thus saith the Lord concerning the sons and daughters, that are born in this place, and concerning their mothers that bore them: and concerning their fathers, of whom they were born in this land: . . .

Lamentations 2:20 Res. Behold, O Lord, and consider whom thou hast thus dealt with: shall women then eat their own fruit, their children of a span long? shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of the Lord?

not.

Numbers 26:65 For the Lord had foretold that they should die in the wilderness. And none remained of them, but Caleb the son of Jephone, and Josue the son of Nun.

Judges 4:16 And Barac pursued after the fleeing chariots, and the army, unto Haroseth of the Gentiles; and all the multitude of the enemies was utterly destroyed.

woe.

Hosea 9:5,6 What will you do in the solemn day, in the day of the feast of the Lord? . . .

Hosea 7:13 Woe to them, for they have departed from me: they shall be wasted because they have transgressed against me: and I redeemed them: and they have spoken lies against me.

Deuteronomy 31:17 And my wrath shall be kindled against them in that day: and I will forsake them, and will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured: all evils and afflictions shall find them, so that they shall say in that day: In truth it is because God is not with me, that these evils have found me.

1 Samuel 16:14 But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him.

1 Samuel 28:15,16 And Samuel said to Saul: Why hast thou disturbed my rest, that I should be brought up? And Saul said: I am in great distress: for the Philistines fight against me, and God is departed from me, and would not hear me, neither by the hand of prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayst shew me what I shall do. . . .

2 Kings 17:18,23 And the Lord was very angry with Israel, and removed them from his sight, and there remained only the tribe of Juda. . . .

Context
Hosea Announces Israel's Punishment
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.13Ephraim, as I saw, was a Tyre, founded in beauty: and Ephraim shall bring out his children to the murderer.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 31:17
And my wrath shall be kindled against them in that day: and I will forsake them, and will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured: all evils and afflictions shall find them, so that they shall say in that day: In truth it is because God is not with me, that these evils have found me.

Jeremiah 6:8
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee, lest I make thee desolate, a land uninhabited.

Jeremiah 15:7
And I will scatter them with a fan in the gates of the land: I have killed and destroyed my people, and yet they are not returned from their ways.

Hosea 7:13
Woe to them, for they have departed from me: they shall be wasted because they have transgressed against me: and I redeemed them: and they have spoken lies against me.

Malachi 2:12
The Lord will cut off the man that hath done this, both the master, and the scholar, out of the tabernacles of Jacob, and him that offereth an offering to the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
Even if they raise their children, I will bereave them of each one. Yes, woe be to them when I turn away from them!Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, so that not a man shall be left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

For even if they should rear their children, yet shall they be utterly bereaved: wherefore also there is woe to them, though my flesh is of them.

For even should they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, [that] not a man [remain]: for woe also to them when I shall have departed from them!

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there be not a man left: yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes, woe also to them when I depart from them!

Though they bring up their children, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Indeed, woe also to them when I depart from them!

For though they nourish their sons, I have made them childless -- without man, Surely also, woe to them, when I turn aside from them.
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