Hosea 5:3
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English Standard Version
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hidden from me; for now, O Ephraim, you have played the whore; Israel is defiled.

King James Bible
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now, O Ephraim, thou committest whoredom, and Israel is defiled.

American Standard Version
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me; for now, O Ephraim, thou hast played the harlot, Israel is defiled.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now Ephraim hath committed fornication, Israel is defiled.

English Revised Version
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now, O Ephraim, thou hast committed whoredom, Israel is defiled.

Webster's Bible Translation
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from me: for now, O Ephraim, thou art guilty of lewdness, and Israel is defiled.

Hosea 5:3 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The argument by which the prayer is urged, derived from a reference to the desolations, is strengthened by the words in apposition: and the city over which Thy name is named; i.e., not which is named after Thy name, by which the meaning of this form of expression is enfeebled. The name of God is the revelation of His being. It is named over Jerusalem in so far as Jehovah gloriously revealed Himself in it; He has raised it, by choosing it as the place of His throne in Israel, to the glory of a city of God; cf. Psalm 48:2., and regarding this form of expression, the remarks under Deuteronomy 28:10.

The expression: and laying down my supplication before God (cf. Daniel 9:20), is derived from the custom of falling down before God in prayer, and is often met with in Jeremiah; cf. Jeremiah 38:26; Jeremiah 42:9, and Jeremiah 36:7. The Kethiv פּקחה (Daniel 9:18, open) is to be preferred to the Keri פּקח, because it is conformed to the imperative forms in Daniel 9:19, and is in accordance with the energy of the prayer. This energy shows itself in the number of words used in Daniel 9:18 and Daniel 9:19. Chr. B. Mich., under Daniel 9:19, has well remarked: "Fervorem precantis cognoscere licet cum ex anaphora, seu terna et mysterii plena nominis Adonai repetitione, tum ex eo, quod singulis hisce imperativis He paragogicum ad intensiorem adfectum significandum superaddidit, tum ex congerie illa verborum: Audi, Condona, Attende, reliqua."

Hosea 5:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

know.

Amos 3:2 You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight...

Revelation 3:15 I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot: I would you were cold or hot.

Ephraim.

Hosea 5:9,11,13 Ephraim shall be desolate in the day of rebuke: among the tribes of Israel have I made known that which shall surely be...

Hosea 6:4 O Ephraim, what shall I do to you? O Judah, what shall I do to you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud...

Hosea 8:11 Because Ephraim has made many altars to sin, altars shall be to him to sin.

Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feeds on wind, and follows after the east wind: he daily increases lies and desolation...

Hosea 13:1 When Ephraim spoke trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended in Baal, he died.

Genesis 48:19,20 And his father refused, and said, I know it, my son, I know it: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great...

Deuteronomy 33:17 His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns...

Isaiah 7:5,8,9,17 Because Syria, Ephraim, and the son of Remaliah, have taken evil counsel against you, saying...

thou.

Hosea 4:17,18 Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone...

1 Kings 12:26-33 And Jeroboam said in his heart, Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David...

1 Kings 14:14-16 Moreover the LORD shall raise him up a king over Israel, who shall cut off the house of Jeroboam that day: but what? even now...

Ezekiel 23:5-21 And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbors...

Cross References
Isaiah 7:16
For before the boy knows how to refuse the evil and choose the good, the land whose two kings you dread will be deserted.

Ezekiel 23:7
She bestowed her whoring upon them, the choicest men of Assyria all of them, and she defiled herself with all the idols of everyone after whom she lusted.

Hosea 1:2
When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, "Go, take to yourself a wife of whoredom and have children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom by forsaking the LORD."

Hosea 6:10
In the house of Israel I have seen a horrible thing; Ephraim's whoredom is there; Israel is defiled.

Amos 3:2
"You only have I known of all the families of the earth; therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.

Amos 5:12
For I know how many are your transgressions and how great are your sins-- you who afflict the righteous, who take a bribe, and turn aside the needy in the gate.

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