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Hosea 14:9

eWhoever is wise, let him understand these things;

whoever is discerning, let him know them;

for the ways of the Lord are right,

and fthe upright walk in them,

fbut transgressors stumble in them.

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Hosea 14:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

Who is wise? Let them realize these things.

Who is discerning? Let them understand.

The ways of the Lord are right;

the righteous walk in them,

but the rebellious stumble in them.

Hosea 14:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things?

Prudent, and he shall know them?

For the ways of the Lord are right,

And the just shall walk in them:

But the transgressors shall fall therein.

Hosea 14:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Let those who are wise understand these things.

Let those with discernment listen carefully.

The paths of the Lord are true and right,

and righteous people live by walking in them.

But in those paths sinners stumble and fall.

Hosea 14:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Who is wise?

Let him understand these things.

Who is prudent?

Let him know them.

For the ways of the Lord are right;

The righteous walk in them,

But transgressors stumble in them.

Hosea 14:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

A wise person will know these things,

and an understanding person will take them to heart.

The Lord’s ways are right.

Good people live by following them,

but those who turn against God die because of them.

Hosea 14:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.

Hosea 14:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? intelligent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein.

Hosea 14:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Wise people will understand these things. 

A person with insight will recognize them. 

The Lord’s ways are right. 

Righteous people live by them. 

Rebellious people stumble over them. 

Hosea 14:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Let whoever is wise understand these things,

and whoever is insightful recognize them.

For the ways of the Lord are right,

and the righteous walk in them,

but the rebellious stumble in them.

Hosea 14:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who are wise understand these things;

those who are discerning know them.

For the ways of the Lord are right,

and the upright walk in them,

but transgressors stumble in them.

Hosea 14:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Who is wise that he can understand these things?

Who is discerning that he knows them?

The ways of Yahweh are right,

and the righteous walk in them;

but transgressors stumble in them.

Hosea 14:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

If you are wise, you will realize

that what I’ve said is true.

If you have understanding,

you will know what it means.

The ways of the Lord are right.

People who are right with God live the way he wants them to.

But those who refuse to obey him trip and fall.

Hosea 14:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things;

Whoever is discerning, let him know them.

For the ways of the Lord are right,

And the righteous will walk in them,

But transgressors will stumble in them.


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