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Hosea 13

Hos. 13:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

Therefore they shall be as the morning
boqer (Hebrew #1242)
properly, dawn (as the break of day); generally, morning
KJV usage: (+) day, early, morning, morrow.
Pronounce: bo'-ker
Origin: from 1239
`anan (Hebrew #6051)
a cloud (as covering the sky), i.e. the nimbus or thunder-cloud
KJV usage: cloud(-y).
Pronounce: aw-nawn'
Origin: from 6049
, and as the early
shakam (Hebrew #7925)
properly, to incline (the shoulder to a burden); but used only as denominative from 7926; literally, to load up (on the back of man or beast), i.e. to start early in the morning
KJV usage: (arise, be up, get (oneself) up, rise up) early (betimes), morning.
Pronounce: shaw-kam'
Origin: a primitive root
tal (Hebrew #2919)
dew (as covering vegetation)
KJV usage: dew.
Pronounce: tal
Origin: from 2926
that passeth away
halak (Hebrew #1980)
a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively)
KJV usage: (all) along, apace, behave (self), come, (on) continually, be conversant, depart, + be eased, enter, exercise (self), + follow, forth, forward, get, go (about, abroad, along, away, forward, on, out, up and down), + greater, grow, be wont to haunt, lead, march, X more and more, move (self), needs, on, pass (away), be at the point, quite, run (along), + send, speedily, spread, still, surely, + tale-bearer, + travel(-ler), walk (abroad, on, to and fro, up and down, to places), wander, wax, (way-)faring man, X be weak, whirl.
Pronounce: haw-lak'
Origin: akin to 3212
, as the chaff
mots (Hebrew #4671)
from 4160; chaff (as pressed out, i.e. winnowed or (rather) threshed loose)
KJV usage: chaff.
Pronounce: motes
Origin: or mowts (Zephaniah 2:2) {motes}
x that is driven with the whirlwind
ca`ar (Hebrew #5590)
to rush upon; by implication, to toss (transitive or intransitive, literal or figurative)
KJV usage: be (toss with) tempest(-uous), be sore, troubled, come out as a (drive with the, scatter with a) whirlwind.
Pronounce: saw-ar'
Origin: a primitive root
out of the floor
goren (Hebrew #1637)
a threshing- floor (as made even); by analogy, any open area
KJV usage: (barn, corn, threshing- )floor, (threshing-, void) place.
Pronounce: go'-ren
Origin: from an unused root meaning to smooth
, and as the smoke
`ashan (Hebrew #6227)
smoke, literally or figuratively (vapor, dust, anger)
KJV usage: smoke(-ing).
Pronounce: aw-shawn'
Origin: from 6225
out of the chimney
'arubbah (Hebrew #699)
a lattice; (by implication) a window, dove-cot (because of the pigeon-holes), chimney (with its apertures for smoke), sluice (with openings for water)
KJV usage: chimney, window.
Pronounce: ar-oob-baw'
Origin: feminine participle passive of 693 (as if for lurking)

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Ministry on This Verse

as the morning.
as the chaff.
Psa. 1:4• 4The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. (Psa. 1:4)
Psa. 68:2• 2As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God. (Psa. 68:2)
Psa. 83:12‑17• 12Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.
13O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.
14As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;
15So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.
16Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O Lord.
17Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:
(Psa. 83:12‑17)
Isa. 17:13• 13The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind. (Isa. 17:13)
Isa. 41:15‑16• 15Behold, I will make thee a new sharp threshing instrument having teeth: thou shalt thresh the mountains, and beat them small, and shalt make the hills as chaff.
16Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in the Lord, and shalt glory in the Holy One of Israel.
(Isa. 41:15‑16)
Dan. 2:35• 35Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth. (Dan. 2:35)
 Their prosperity was as evanescent as the lightest things men speak of in proverbs.their prosperity was as evanescent as the lightest things men speak of in proverbs. (Hosea 13 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the chaff driven with the whirlwind out of the threshing-floor, and as the smoke out of the lattice.