The more they multiplied,(A)
the more they sinned against Me.
I[a] will change their honor[b] into disgrace.(B)
They feed on the sin[c] of My people;(C)
they have an appetite for their transgressions.(D)
The same judgment will happen
to both people and priests.(E)
I will punish them for their ways(F)
and repay them for their deeds.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 4:7 Alt Hb tradition, Syr, Tg read They
  2. Hosea 4:7 Ancient Jewish tradition reads My honor
  3. Hosea 4:8 Or sin offerings

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