There is (A)oath-taking, (B)[a]denial, (C)murder, (D)stealing, and (E)adultery.
They employ violence, so that (F)bloodshed [b]follows bloodshed.
Therefore the land (G)mourns,
And everyone who lives in it languishes
Along with the animals of the field and the birds of the sky,
And even the fish of the sea [c]disappear.

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  1. Hosea 4:2 I.e., of truth
  2. Hosea 4:2 Lit touches
  3. Hosea 4:3 Lit are taken away

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