Hos. 4:6 KJV (With Strong’s)

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My people
`am (Hebrew #5971)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock
KJV usage: folk, men, nation, people.
Pronounce: am
Origin: from 6004
are ρdestroyed
damah (Hebrew #1820)
to be dumb or silent; hence, to fail or perish; trans. to destroy
KJV usage: cease, be cut down (off), destroy, be brought to silence, be undone, X utterly.
Pronounce: daw-mam'
Origin: a primitive root
forw lack of knowledge
da`ath (Hebrew #1847)
knowledge
KJV usage: cunning, (ig-)norantly, know(-ledge), (un-)awares (wittingly).
Pronounce: dah'-ath
Origin: from 3045
: because thou hast rejected
ma'ac (Hebrew #3988)
to spurn; also (intransitively) to disappear
KJV usage: abhor, cast away (off), contemn, despise, disdain, (become) loathe(some), melt away, refuse, reject, reprobate, X utterly, vile person.
Pronounce: maw-as'
Origin: a primitive root
knowledge
da`ath (Hebrew #1847)
knowledge
KJV usage: cunning, (ig-)norantly, know(-ledge), (un-)awares (wittingly).
Pronounce: dah'-ath
Origin: from 3045
, I will also reject
ma'ac (Hebrew #3988)
to spurn; also (intransitively) to disappear
KJV usage: abhor, cast away (off), contemn, despise, disdain, (become) loathe(some), melt away, refuse, reject, reprobate, X utterly, vile person.
Pronounce: maw-as'
Origin: a primitive root
thee, that thou shalt be no priest
kahan (Hebrew #3547)
but used only as denominative from 3548; to officiate as a priest; figuratively, to put on regalia
KJV usage: deck, be (do the office of a, execute the, minister in the) priest('s office).
Pronounce: kaw-han'
Origin: a primitive root, apparently meaning to mediate in religious services
to me: seeing thou hast forgotten
shakach (Hebrew #7911)
a primitive root; to mislay, i.e. to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention
KJV usage: X at all, (cause to) forget.
Pronounce: shaw-kakh'
Origin: or shakeach {shaw-kay'-akh}
the law
towrah (Hebrew #8451)
from 3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch
KJV usage: law.
Pronounce: to-raw'
Origin: or torah {to-raw'}
of thy God
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
, I will also forget
shakach (Hebrew #7911)
a primitive root; to mislay, i.e. to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention
KJV usage: X at all, (cause to) forget.
Pronounce: shaw-kakh'
Origin: or shakeach {shaw-kay'-akh}
thy children
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
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Cross References

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My people.
destroyed.
Heb. cut off.
for.
Hos. 4:1• 1Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land. (Hos. 4:1)
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Hos. 6:6• 6For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings. (Hos. 6:6)
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2 Chron. 15:3• 3Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law. (2 Chron. 15:3)
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Job 36:12• 12But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge. (Job 36:12)
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Prov. 19:2• 2Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth. (Prov. 19:2)
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Isa. 27:11• 11When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favor. (Isa. 27:11)
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Isa. 45:20• 20Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save. (Isa. 45:20)
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Jer. 5:3‑4,21• 3O Lord, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.
4Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the Lord, nor the judgment of their God.
21Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:
(Jer. 5:3‑4,21)
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Matt. 15:14• 14Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. (Matt. 15:14)
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2 Cor. 4:3‑6• 3But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:
4In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.
5For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.
6For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
(2 Cor. 4:3‑6)
because.
1 Sam. 2:12• 12Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the Lord. (1 Sam. 2:12)
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Prov. 1:30‑32• 30They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.
31Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
32For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
(Prov. 1:30‑32)
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Isa. 28:7• 7But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment. (Isa. 28:7)
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Isa. 56:10‑12• 10His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
11Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
12Come ye, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.
(Isa. 56:10‑12)
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Jer. 2:8• 8The priests said not, Where is the Lord? and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit. (Jer. 2:8)
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Jer. 8:8‑9• 8How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.
9The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the Lord; and what wisdom is in them?
(Jer. 8:8‑9)
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Mal. 2:7‑8• 7For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the Lord of hosts.
8But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.
(Mal. 2:7‑8)
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Matt. 23:16‑26• 16Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!
17Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold?
18And, Whosoever shall swear by the altar, it is nothing; but whosoever sweareth by the gift that is upon it, he is guilty.
19Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?
20Whoso therefore shall swear by the altar, sweareth by it, and by all things thereon.
21And whoso shall swear by the temple, sweareth by it, and by him that dwelleth therein.
22And he that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and by him that sitteth thereon.
23Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
24Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.
25Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.
26Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
(Matt. 23:16‑26)
I will also reject.
Zech. 11:8‑9,15‑17• 8Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
9Then said I, I will not feed you: that that dieth, let it die; and that that is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one the flesh of another.
15And the Lord said unto me, Take unto thee yet the instruments of a foolish shepherd.
16For, lo, I will raise up a shepherd in the land, which shall not visit those that be cut off, neither shall seek the young one, nor heal that that is broken, nor feed that that standeth still: but he shall eat the flesh of the fat, and tear their claws in pieces.
17Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
(Zech. 11:8‑9,15‑17)
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Mal. 2:1‑3,9• 1And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you.
2If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith the Lord of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay it to heart.
3Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
9Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.
(Mal. 2:1‑3,9)
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Matt. 21:41‑45• 41They say unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
42Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
43Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
44And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
45And when the chief priests and Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
(Matt. 21:41‑45)
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Mark 12:8‑9• 8And they took him, and killed him, and cast him out of the vineyard.
9What shall therefore the lord of the vineyard do? he will come and destroy the husbandmen, and will give the vineyard unto others.
(Mark 12:8‑9)
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Luke 20:16‑18• 16He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.
17And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
18Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
(Luke 20:16‑18)
seeing.
Hos. 8:14• 14For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof. (Hos. 8:14)
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Hos. 13:6• 6According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me. (Hos. 13:6)
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2 Kings 17:16‑20• 16And they left all the commandments of the Lord their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served Baal.
17And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.
18Therefore the Lord was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight: there was none left but the tribe of Judah only.
19Also Judah kept not the commandments of the Lord their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.
20And the Lord rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.
(2 Kings 17:16‑20)
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Psa. 119:61,139• 61The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law.
139My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words.
(Psa. 119:61,139)
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Isa. 17:10• 10Because thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips: (Isa. 17:10)
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Matt. 15:3‑6• 3But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
4For God commanded, saying, Honor thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
5But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
6And honor not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.
(Matt. 15:3‑6)
8 I will also.
Hos. 1:6• 6And she conceived again, and bare a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Lo-ruhamah: for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel; but I will utterly take them away. (Hos. 1:6)
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1 Sam. 2:28‑36• 28And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer upon mine altar, to burn incense, to wear an ephod before me? and did I give unto the house of thy father all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel?
29Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice and at mine offering, which I have commanded in my habitation; and honorest thy sons above me, to make yourselves fat with the chiefest of all the offerings of Israel my people?
30Wherefore the Lord God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the Lord saith, Be it far from me; for them that honor me I will honor, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
31Behold, the days come, that I will cut off thine arm, and the arm of thy father's house, that there shall not be an old man in thine house.
32And thou shalt see an enemy in my habitation, in all the wealth which God shall give Israel: and there shall not be an old man in thine house for ever.
33And the man of thine, whom I shall not cut off from mine altar, shall be to consume thine eyes, and to grieve thine heart: and all the increase of thine house shall die in the flower of their age.
34And this shall be a sign unto thee, that shall come upon thy two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.
35And I will raise me up a faithful priest, that shall do according to that which is in mine heart and in my mind: and I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before mine anointed for ever.
36And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left in thine house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a piece of bread.
(1 Sam. 2:28‑36)
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1 Sam. 3:12‑15• 12In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end.
13For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.
14And therefore I have sworn unto the house of Eli, that the iniquity of Eli's house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever.
15And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the Lord. And Samuel feared to show Eli the vision.
(1 Sam. 3:12‑15)

J. N. Darby Translation

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My people are destroyed for lack of knowledgec; for thou hast rejected knowledgec, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

JND Translation Notes

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* Lit. "the knowledge," see ver. 1.