New Living Translation
"Gilead is a city of sinners, tracked with footprints of blood.
King James Bible
Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity, and is polluted with blood.
Darby Bible Translation
Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity; it is tracked with blood.
World English Bible
Gilead is a city of those who work iniquity; it is stained with blood.
Young's Literal Translation
Gilead is a city of workers of iniquity, Slippery from blood.
Hosea 6:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:8 A city - A city full of notorious transgressors, the inhabitants though Levites and priests, work all manner of wickedness. With blood - Murders committed there.
LibraryLetter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
To Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin He praises the fatherly gentleness of Alvisus towards Godwin. He excuses himself, and asks pardon for having admitted him. To Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin.  1. May God render to you the same mercy which you have shown towards your holy son Godwin. I know that at the news of his death you showed yourself unmindful of old complaints, and remembering only your friendship for him, behaved with kindness, not resentment, and putting aside the character of judge, showed yourself …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
The Coming Revival
The Strait Gate. Warned against Herod.
Don't let me drift toward evil or take part in acts of wickedness. Don't let me share in the delicacies of those who do wrong.
You make vows and break them; you kill and steal and commit adultery. There is violence everywhere--one murder after another.
But the people of Gilead are worthless because of their idol worship. And in Gilgal, too, they sacrifice bulls; their altars are lined up like the heaps of stone along the edges of a plowed field.
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