Hosea 8:9
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
1992 [e]הֵ֙מָּה֙
5927 [e]עָל֣וּ
have gone upV-Qal-Perf-3cp
804 [e]אַשּׁ֔וּר
to AssyriaN-proper-fs
6501 [e]פֶּ֖רֶא
[Like] a wild donkeyN-ms
909 [e]בּוֹדֵ֣ד
by itselfPrep | 3ms
669 [e]אֶפְרַ֖יִם
8566 [e]הִתְנ֥וּ
has hiredV-Hifil-Perf-3cp
158 [e]אֲהָבִֽים‪‬‪‬

Hebrew Texts
הושע 8:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־הֵ֙מָּה֙ עָל֣וּ אַשּׁ֔וּר פֶּ֖רֶא בֹּודֵ֣ד לֹ֑ו אֶפְרַ֖יִם הִתְנ֥וּ אֲהָבִֽים׃

הושע 8:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־המה עלו אשור פרא בודד לו אפרים התנו אהבים׃

הושע 8:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־המה עלו אשור פרא בודד לו אפרים התנו אהבים׃

הושע 8:9 Hebrew Bible
כי המה עלו אשור פרא בודד לו אפרים התנו אהבים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For they have gone up to Assyria, Like a wild donkey all alone; Ephraim has hired lovers.

King James Bible
For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they have gone up to Assyria like a wild donkey going off on its own. Ephraim has paid for love.
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