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Hosea 4

Hos. 4:11 KJV (With Strong’s)

znuwth (Hebrew #2184)
adultery, i.e. (figuratively) infidelity, idolatry
KJV usage: whoredom.
Pronounce: zen-ooth'
Origin: from 2181
c and wine
yayin (Hebrew #3196)
wine (as fermented); by implication, intoxication
KJV usage: banqueting, wine, wine(-bibber).
Pronounce: yah'-yin
Origin: from an unused root meaning to effervesce
d and new wine
tiyrowsh (Hebrew #8492)
from 3423 in the sense of expulsion; must or fresh grape-juice (as just squeezed out); by implication (rarely) fermented wine
KJV usage: (new, sweet) wine.
Pronounce: tee-roshe'
Origin: or tiyrosh {tee-roshe'}
take away
laqach (Hebrew #3947)
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
KJV usage: accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, X many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.
Pronounce: law-kakh'
Origin: a primitive root
the heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824

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Cross References

Hos. 4:12• 12My people ask counsel of their stock, and their staff declareth unto them; for the spirit of whoredoms causeth them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God: (Hos. 4:12)
Prov. 6:32• 32Whoso committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul. (Prov. 6:32)
Prov. 20:1• 1Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise. (Prov. 20:1)
Prov. 23:27‑35• 27For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
28She also lieth in wait as a robber, and increaseth the treacherous among men.
29Who hath woe? Who hath sorrow? Who contentions? Who complaining? Who wounds without cause? Who redness of eyes?
30--They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to try mixed wine.
31Look not upon the wine when it is red, when it sparkleth in the cup, and goeth down smoothly:
32at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
33Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thy heart shall speak froward things;
34and thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, and as he that lieth down upon the top of a mast:
35--"They have smitten me, and I am not sore; they have beaten me, and I knew it not. When shall I awake? I will seek it yet again."
(Prov. 23:27‑35)
Eccl. 7:7• 7Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad, and a gift destroyeth the heart. (Eccl. 7:7)
Isa. 5:12• 12And harp and lyre, tambour and flute, and wine are in their banquets; but they regard not the work of Jehovah, nor do they see the operation of his hands. (Isa. 5:12)
Isa. 28:7• 7But these also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are they gone astray. The priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink; they are overpowered by wine, they are gone astray through strong drink; they have erred in vision, they have stumbled in judgment. (Isa. 28:7)
Luke 21:34• 34But take heed to yourselves lest possibly your hearts be laden with surfeiting and drinking and cares of life, and that day come upon you suddenly unawares; (Luke 21:34)
Rom. 13:11‑14• 11This also, knowing the time, that it is already time that *we* should be aroused out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
12The night is far spent, and the day is near; let us cast away therefore the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
13As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.
14But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.
(Rom. 13:11‑14)

J. N. Darby Translation

Fornication, and wine, and new wine take away the heart.