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Hosea 9:4

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all who eat of it shall be defiled;

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nit shall not come to the house of the Lord.

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Hosea 9:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

They will not pour out wine offerings to the Lord,

nor will their sacrifices please him.

Such sacrifices will be to them like the bread of mourners;

all who eat them will be unclean.

This food will be for themselves;

it will not come into the temple of the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

They shall not offer wine offerings to the Lord,

Neither shall they be pleasing unto him:

Their sacrifices shall be unto them as the bread of mourners;

All that eat thereof shall be polluted:

For their bread for their soul shall not come into the house of the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

There you will make no offerings of wine to the Lord.

None of your sacrifices there will please him.

They will be unclean, like food touched by a person in mourning.

All who present such sacrifices will be defiled.

They may eat this food themselves,

but they may not offer it to the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

They shall not offer wine offerings to the Lord,

Nor shall their sacrifices be pleasing to Him.

It shall be like bread of mourners to them;

All who eat it shall be defiled.

For their bread shall be for their own life;

It shall not come into the house of the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Israelites will not give offerings of wine to the Lord;

they will not give him sacrifices.

Their sacrifices will be like food that is eaten at a funeral;

it is unclean, and everyone who eats it becomes unclean.

Their food will only satisfy their hunger;

they cannot sacrifice it in the Temple.

Hosea 9:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

They shall not pour out wine-offerings to Jehovah, neither shall they be pleasing unto him: their sacrifices shall be unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat thereof shall be polluted; for their bread shall be for their appetite; it shall not come into the house of Jehovah.

Hosea 9:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

They shall pour out no offerings of wine to Jehovah, neither shall their sacrifices be pleasing unto him: they shall be unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat thereof shall be defiled: for their bread shall be for themselves; it shall not come into the house of Jehovah.

Hosea 9:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

They won’t pour wine offerings to the Lord

and their sacrifices won’t please him. 

Their sacrifices will be like the food that mourners eat. 

All who eat this food will be unclean. 

Their food will only satisfy their hunger. 

It will not be brought ⸤as an offering⸥ to the Lord’s temple. 

Hosea 9:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They will not pour out

their wine offerings to the Lord,

and their sacrifices will not please Him.

Their food will be like the bread of mourners;

all who eat it become defiled.

For their bread will be for their appetites alone;

it will not enter the house of the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

They shall not pour drink offerings of wine to the Lord,

and their sacrifices shall not please him.

Such sacrifices shall be like mourners’ bread;

all who eat of it shall be defiled;

for their bread shall be for their hunger only;

it shall not come to the house of the Lord.

Hosea 9:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

They will not pour drink offerings of wine to Yahweh,

and their sacrifices will not please him.

They are like mourners’ bread for them;

all those who eat it will be defiled.

For their bread will be for their hunger;

it will not come to the house of Yahweh.

Hosea 9:4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

You won’t pour out wine offerings to the Lord.

Your sacrifices won’t please him.

They’ll be like the bread people eat when someone dies.

Everyone who eats those sacrifices will be “unclean.”

They themselves will have to eat that kind of food.

They can’t bring it into the Lord’s temple.

Hosea 9:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

They will not pour out drink offerings of wine to the Lord,

Their sacrifices will not please Him.

Their bread will be like mourners bread;

All who eat of it will be defiled,

For their bread will be for themselves alone;

It will not enter the house of the Lord.