King James Version
And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.
Darby Bible Translation
And as troops of robbers lie in wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way of Shechem; yea, they commit lewdness.
World English Bible
As gangs of robbers wait to ambush a man, so the company of priests murder in the way toward Shechem, committing shameful crimes.
Young's Literal Translation
And as bands do wait for a man, A company of priests do murder -- the way to Shechem, For wickedness they have done.
Hosea 6:9 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
by...: Heb. with one shoulder, or, to Shechem
lewdness: or, enormity
And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.Hosea 6:9 Parallel Commentaries
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Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not;
And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations?
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
In thee are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in thee they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of thee they commit lewdness.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
Thus will I make thy lewdness to cease from thee, and thy whoredom brought from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt not lift up thine eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any more.
And now will I discover her lewdness in the sight of her lovers, and none shall deliver her out of mine hand.
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