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Hosea 7:1

7 “When I would have healed Israel,

Then the iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered,

And the wickedness of Samaria.

For athey have committed fraud;

A thief comes in;

A band of robbers 1takes spoil outside.

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Hosea 7:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

whenever I would heal Israel,

the sins of Ephraim are exposed

and the crimes of Samaria revealed.

They practice deceit,

thieves break into houses,

bandits rob in the streets;

Hosea 7:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

when I would heal Israel,

the iniquity of Ephraim is revealed,

and the evil deeds of Samaria,

for they deal falsely;

the thief breaks in,

and the bandits raid outside.

Hosea 7:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

When I would have healed Israel,

Then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria:

For they commit falsehood; and the thief cometh in,

And the troop of robbers spoileth without.

Hosea 7:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“I want to heal Israel, but its sins are too great.

Samaria is filled with liars.

Thieves are on the inside

and bandits on the outside!

Hosea 7:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

When I heal Israel,

Israel’s sin will go away,

and so will Samaria’s evil.

“They cheat a lot!

Thieves break into houses,

and robbers are in the streets.

Hosea 7:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

When I would heal Israel, then is the iniquity of Ephraim uncovered, and the wickedness of Samaria; for they commit falsehood, and the thief entereth in, and the troop of robbers ravageth without.

Hosea 7:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they practise falsehood; and the thief entereth in, and the troop of robbers assaileth without.

Hosea 7:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Whenever I want to heal Israel, 

all I can see is Ephraim’s sin and Samaria’s wickedness. 

People cheat each other. 

They break into houses and steal. 

They rob people in the streets. 

Hosea 7:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

when I heal Israel,

the sins of Ephraim and the crimes of Samaria

will be exposed.

For they practice fraud;

a thief breaks in;

a raiding party pillages outside.

Hosea 7:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

when I would heal Israel,

the corruption of Ephraim is revealed,

and the wicked deeds of Samaria;

for they deal falsely,

the thief breaks in,

and the bandits raid outside.

Hosea 7:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

when I would heal Israel,

and the corruption of Ephraim is revealed,

and the wicked deeds of Samaria;

because they deal in falsehood,

the thief breaks in,

and the bandit raids the outside.

Hosea 7:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord says,

“I would like to heal Israel.

But when I try to, Ephraim’s sins

are brought out into the open.

The crimes of Samaria

are made known to everyone.

The people tell lies.

They break into houses and steal.

They rob others in the streets.

Hosea 7:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

When I would heal Israel,

The iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered,

And the evil deeds of Samaria,

For they deal falsely;

The thief enters in,

Bandits raid outside,


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