New Living Translation
Israel surrounds me with lies and deceit, but Judah still obeys God and is faithful to the Holy One.
King James Bible
Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.
Darby Bible Translation
Ephraim encompasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah yet walketh with �God, and with the holy things of truth.
World English Bible
Ephraim surrounds me with falsehood, and the house of Israel with deceit. Judah still strays from God, and is unfaithful to the Holy One.
Young's Literal Translation
Compassed Me with feigning hath Ephraim, And with deceit the house of Israel. And Judah again is ruling with God, And with the Holy Ones is faithful!
Hosea 11:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:12 Ephraim - Most of the people of Israel. With lies - Play the hypocrite with me still. Judah - The two tribes. Yet ruleth - While idolaters are slaves to the devil, the true worshippers of God, like princes, rule with God. Faithful - Retains purity, at least truth of worship, and comparatively is faithful. Judah adheres to God's holy prophets, priests, and other saints of God.
LibraryQuotations from the Old Testament in the New.
1. As it respects inspiration, and consequent infallible authority, the quotations of the New Testament stand on a level with the rest of the apostolic writings. The Saviour's promise was: "When he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth;" literally, "into all the truth," that is, as immediately explained, all the truth pertaining to the Redeemer's person and work. When, therefore, after the fulfilment of this promise, Peter and the other apostles expounded to their brethren …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
Spiritual Hunger Shall be Satisfied
The first branch, called the Pishon, flowed around the entire land of Havilah, where gold is found.
You make vows and break them; you kill and steal and commit adultery. There is violence everywhere--one murder after another.
"The people entertain the king with their wickedness, and the princes laugh at their lies.
"But you have cultivated wickedness and harvested a thriving crop of sins. You have eaten the fruit of lies--trusting in your military might, believing that great armies could make your nation safe.
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