New Living Translation
War will swirl through their cities; their enemies will crash through their gates. They will destroy them, trapping them in their own evil plans.
King James Bible
And the sword shall abide on his cities, and shall consume his branches, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
Darby Bible Translation
and the sword shall turn about in his cities, and shall consume his bars, and devour them, because of their own counsels.
World English Bible
The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
Young's Literal Translation
Grievous hath been the sword in his cities, And it hath ended his bars, and consumed -- from their own counsels.
Hosea 11:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:6 His branches - The lesser towns and villages. Their own counsels - Which they have followed in opposition to all the good counsels the prophets gave them from time to time.
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 sword of destruction will strike the Babylonians," says the LORD. "It will strike the people of Babylon--her officials and wise men, too.
Jerusalem's gates have sunk into the ground. He has smashed their locks and bars. Her kings and princes have been exiled to distant lands; her law has ceased to exist. Her prophets receive no more visions from the LORD.
Israel is stubborn, like a stubborn heifer. So should the LORD feed her like a lamb in a lush pasture?
Leave Israel alone, because she is married to idolatry.
The people of Samaria must bear the consequences of their guilt because they rebelled against their God. They will be killed by an invading army, their little ones dashed to death against the ground, their pregnant women ripped open by swords."
The Sovereign LORD has sworn by his own name, and this is what he, the LORD God of Heaven's Armies, says: "I despise the arrogance of Israel, and I hate their fortresses. I will give this city and everything in it to their enemies."
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