Hos. 4:13 KJV (With Strong’s)

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They 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
upon the tops
ro'sh (Hebrew #7218)
the head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, itc.)
KJV usage: band, beginning, captain, chapiter, chief(-est place, man, things), company, end, X every (man), excellent, first, forefront, ((be-))head, height, (on) high(-est part, (priest)), X lead, X poor, principal, ruler, sum, top.
Pronounce: roshe
Origin: from an unused root apparently meaning to shake
of the mountains
har (Hebrew #2022)
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively)
KJV usage: hill (country), mount(-ain), X promotion.
Pronounce: har
Origin: a shortened form of 2042
, and burn incense
qatar (Hebrew #6999)
to smoke, i.e. turn into fragrance by fire (especially as an act of worship)
KJV usage: burn (incense, sacrifice) (upon), (altar for) incense, kindle, offer (incense, a sacrifice).
Pronounce: kaw-tar'
Origin: a primitive root (identical with 7000 through the idea of fumigation in a close place and perhaps thus driving out the occupants)
upon the hills
gib`ah (Hebrew #1389)
a hillock
KJV usage: hill, little hill.
Pronounce: ghib-aw'
Origin: feminine from the same as 1387
, under oaks
'allown (Hebrew #437)
a variation of 436
KJV usage: oak.
Pronounce: al-lone'
and poplars
libneh (Hebrew #3839)
some sort of whitish tree, perhaps the storax
KJV usage: poplar.
Pronounce: lib-neh'
Origin: from 3835
and elms
'elah (Hebrew #424)
an oak or other strong tree
KJV usage: elm, oak, teil-tree.
Pronounce: ay-law'
Origin: feminine of 352
, because the shadow
tsel (Hebrew #6738)
shade, whether literal or figurative
KJV usage: defence, shade(-ow).
Pronounce: tsale
Origin: from 6751
thereof is good
towb (Hebrew #2896)
good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well)
KJV usage: beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, X fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, X most, pleasant, + pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well ((-favoured)).
Pronounce: tobe
Origin: from 2895
e: therefore your daughters
bath (Hebrew #1323)
a daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively)
KJV usage: apple (of the eye), branch, company, daughter, X first, X old, + owl, town, village.
Pronounce: bath
Origin: from 1129 (as feminine of 1121)
shall commit whoredom
zanah (Hebrew #2181)
to commit adultery (usually of the female, and less often of simple fornication, rarely of involuntary ravishment); figuratively, to commit idolatry (the Jewish people being regarded as the spouse of Jehovah)
KJV usage: (cause to) commit fornication, X continually, X great, (be an, play the) harlot, (cause to be, play the) whore, (commit, fall to) whoredom, (cause to) go a-whoring, whorish.
Pronounce: zaw-naw'
Origin: a primitive root (highly-fed and therefore wanton)
, and your spouses
kallah (Hebrew #3618)
a bride (as if perfect); hence, a son's wife
KJV usage: bride, daughter-in-law, spouse.
Pronounce: kal-law'
Origin: from 3634
shall commit adultery
na'aph (Hebrew #5003)
to commit adultery; figuratively, to apostatize
KJV usage: adulterer(-ess), commit(-ing) adultery, woman that breaketh wedlock.
Pronounce: naw-af'
Origin: a primitive root
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Cross References

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sacrifice.
Isa. 1:29• 29For they shall be ashamed of the terebinths that ye have desired, and ye shall blush for the gardens that ye have chosen. (Isa. 1:29)
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Isa. 57:5,7• 5inflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?
7Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither didst thou go up to offer sacrifice.
(Isa. 57:5,7)
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Jer. 3:6,13• 6And Jehovah said unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen what backsliding Israel hath done? She hath gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath committed fornication.
13Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against Jehovah thy God, and hast turned thy ways hither and thither to the strangers under every green tree; and ye have not hearkened to my voice, saith Jehovah.
(Jer. 3:6,13)
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Ezek. 6:13• 13And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when their slain shall be among their idols, round about their altars, upon every high hill, on all the tops of the mountains, and under every green tree, and under every thick terebinth, the places where they offered sweet savour to all their idols. (Ezek. 6:13)
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Ezek. 16:16,25• 16And of thy garments thou didst take, and madest for thyself high places decked with divers colours, and didst play the harlot thereupon: the like hath not come to pass, and shall be no more.
25thou didst build thy high place at every head of the way, and madest thy beauty to be abhorred, and thou didst open thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiply thy whoredom.
(Ezek. 16:16,25)
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Ezek. 20:28‑29• 28When I had brought them into the land which I had lifted up my hand to give unto them, then they saw every high hill and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering; and there they placed their sweet savour, and there poured out their drink-offerings.
29And I said unto them, What is the high place whither ye go? And the name thereof is called Bamah unto this day.
(Ezek. 20:28‑29)
therefore.
2 Sam. 12:10‑12• 10Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thy house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Urijah the Hittite to be thy wife.
11Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.
12For thou didst it secretly; but I will do this thing before all Israel and before the sun.
(2 Sam. 12:10‑12)
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Job 31:9‑10• 9If my heart have been enticed unto a woman, so that I laid wait at my neighbour's door,
10Let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.
(Job 31:9‑10)
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Amos 7:17• 17Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Thy wife shall be a harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided with the line; and thou shalt die in a land that is unclean; and Israel shall certainly go into captivity, out of his land. (Amos 7:17)
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Rom. 1:23‑28• 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.
26For this reason God gave them up to vile lusts; for both their females changed the natural use into that contrary to nature;
27and in like manner the males also, leaving the natural use of the female, were inflamed in their lust towards one another; males with males working shame, and receiving in themselves the recompense of their error which was fit.
28And according as they did not think good to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things;
(Rom. 1:23‑28)

J. N. Darby Translation

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they sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oak and poplar and terebinth, because the shade thereof is good; therefore your daughters play the harlot and your daughters-in-lawd commit adultery.

JND Translation Notes

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Or "brides," as Jer. 2.32.