New Living Translation
I will destroy Israel as a moth consumes wool. I will make Judah as weak as rotten wood.
King James Bible
Therefore will I be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness.
World English Bible
Therefore I am to Ephraim like a moth, and to the house of Judah like rottenness.
Young's Literal Translation
And I am as a moth to Ephraim, And as a rotten thing to the house of Judah.
Hosea 5:12 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:12 A moth - Moths leisurely eat up our clothes; so God was then, and had been, from Jeroboam's death, weakening the ten tribes. As rottenness - Secretly consuming them.
LibraryRipe for Gathering
'Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me: and behold a basket of summer fruit. 2. And He said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, The end is come upon My people of Israel; I will not again pass by them any more. 3. And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, saith the Lord God: there shall be many dead bodies in every place; they shall cast them forth with silence. 4. Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Meditations for the Sick.
Of Civil Government.
That the Employing Of, and Associating with the Malignant Party, According as is Contained in the Public Resolutions, is Sinful and Unlawful.
When you discipline us for our sins, you consume like a moth what is precious to us. Each of us is but a breath. Interlude
Therefore, just as fire licks up stubble and dry grass shrivels in the flame, so their roots will rot and their flowers wither. For they have rejected the law of the LORD of Heaven's Armies; they have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
For the moth will devour them as it devours clothing. The worm will eat at them as it eats wool. But my righteousness will last forever. My salvation will continue from generation to generation."
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