Hos. 13:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And now they ηsin
chata' (Hebrew #2398)
properly, to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn
KJV usage: bear the blame, cleanse, commit (sin), by fault, harm he hath done, loss, miss, (make) offend(-er), offer for sin, purge, purify (self), make reconciliation, (cause, make) sin(-ful, -ness), trespass.
Pronounce: khaw-taw'
Origin: a primitive root
moreu and more
yacaph (Hebrew #3254)
to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing)
KJV usage: add, X again, X any more, X cease, X come more, + conceive again, continue, exceed, X further, X gather together, get more, give more-over, X henceforth, increase (more and more), join, X longer (bring, do, make, much, put), X (the, much, yet) more (and more), proceed (further), prolong, put, be (strong-) er, X yet, yield.
Pronounce: yaw-saf'
Origin: a primitive root
, and have made
`asah (Hebrew #6213)
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows)
KJV usage: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
them molten images
maccekah (Hebrew #4541)
properly, a pouring over, i.e. fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out)
KJV usage: covering, molten (image), vail.
Pronounce: mas-say-kaw'
Origin: from 5258
of their silver
keceph (Hebrew #3701)
silver (from its pale color); by implication, money
KJV usage: money, price, silver(-ling).
Pronounce: keh'-sef
Origin: from 3700
, and idols
`atsab (Hebrew #6091)
an (idolatrous) image
KJV usage: idol, image.
Pronounce: aw-tsawb'
Origin: from 6087
according to their own understanding
tabuwn (Hebrew #8394)
or towbunah {to-boo-naw'}; from 995; intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice
KJV usage: discretion, reason, skilfulness, understanding, wisdom.
Pronounce: taw-boon'
Origin: and (feminine) tbuwnah {teb-oo-naw'}
, all of it the work
ma`aseh (Hebrew #4639)
an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property
KJV usage: act, art, + bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, X well, ((handy-, needle-, net-))work(ing, - manship), wrought.
Pronounce: mah-as-eh'
Origin: from 6213
of the craftsmen
charash (Hebrew #2796)
a fabricator or any material
KJV usage: artificer, (+) carpenter, craftsman, engraver, maker, + mason, skilful, (+) smith, worker, workman, such as wrought.
Pronounce: khaw-rawsh'
Origin: from 2790
: they say
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
of them, Let the λmen
'adam (Hebrew #120)
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.)
KJV usage: X another, + hypocrite, + common sort, X low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
Pronounce: aw-dawm'
Origin: from 119
that sacrifice
zabach (Hebrew #2076)
to slaughter an animal (usually in sacrifice)
KJV usage: kill, offer, (do) sacrifice, slay.
Pronounce: zaw-bakh'
Origin: a primitive root
kiss
nashaq (Hebrew #5401)
to kiss, literally or figuratively (touch); also (as a mode of attachment), to equip with weapons
KJV usage: armed (men), rule, kiss, that touched.
Pronounce: naw-shak'
Origin: a primitive root (identical with 5400, through the idea of fastening up; compare 2388, 2836)
w the calves
`egel (Hebrew #5695)
a (male) calf (as frisking round), especially one nearly grown (i.e. a steer)
KJV usage: bullock, calf.
Pronounce: ay-ghel
Origin: from the same as 5696
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now.
sin more and more.
Heb. add to sin.
have made.
Hos. 2:8• 8And she did not know that I had given her the corn and the new wine and the oil, and had multiplied to her the silver and gold, which they employed for Baal. (Hos. 2:8)
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Hos. 8:4• 4They have set up kings, but not by me; they have made princes, and I knew it not; of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off. (Hos. 8:4)
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Hos. 10:1• 1Israel is an unpruned vine, he bringeth forth fruit unto himself: according to the abundance of his fruit he hath multiplied altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly statues. (Hos. 10:1)
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Psa. 115:4‑8• 4Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands:
5They have a mouth, and they speak not; eyes have they, and they see not;
6They have ears, and they hear not; a nose have they, and they smell not;
7They have hands, and they handle not; feet have they, and they walk not; they give no sound through their throat.
8They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them.
(Psa. 115:4‑8)
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Isa. 46:6• 6--They lavish gold out of the bag, and weigh silver in the balance; they hire a goldsmith, and he maketh it a *god: they fall down, yea, they worship. (Isa. 46:6)
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Jer. 10:4• 4they deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not. (Jer. 10:4)
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Hab. 2:18‑19• 18What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it? the molten image, and the teacher of falsehood, that the maker of his work dependeth thereon, to make dumb idols?
19Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake! to the dumb stone, Arise! Shall it teach? Behold it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
(Hab. 2:18‑19)
according.
Hos. 11:6• 6and the sword shall turn about in his cities, and shall consume his bars, and devour them, because of their own counsels. (Hos. 11:6)
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Psa. 135:17‑18• 17They have ears, and they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouth.
18They that make them are like unto them,--every one that confideth in them.
(Psa. 135:17‑18)
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Isa. 44:17‑20• 17And with the remainder thereof he maketh a *god, his graven image; he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me, for thou art my *god.
18They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.
19And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?
20He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
(Isa. 44:17‑20)
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Isa. 45:20• 20Gather yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a *god that cannot save. (Isa. 45:20)
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Isa. 46:8• 8Remember this, and shew yourselves men; call it to mind, ye transgressors. (Isa. 46:8)
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Jer. 10:8• 8But they are one and all senseless and foolish; the teaching of vanities is a stock. (Jer. 10:8)
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Rom. 1:22‑25• 22professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
23and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.
24Wherefore God gave them up also in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies between themselves:
25who changed the truth of God into falsehood, and honoured and served the creature more than him who had created it, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
(Rom. 1:22‑25)
the men that sacrifice.
or, the sacrificers of men.
kiss.

J. N. Darby Translation

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And now they sin more and moreh, and have made them molten images of their silver, idols according to their own understandingi, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.

JND Translation Notes

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See Note b, Judg. 10.6.
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Or "skilfulness."