Hosea 7:4
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New International Version
They are all adulterers, burning like an oven whose fire the baker need not stir from the kneading of the dough till it rises.


New American Standard Bible
They are all adulterers, Like an oven heated by the baker Who ceases to stir up the fire From the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.


King James Bible
They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
All of them commit adultery; they are like an oven heated by a baker who stops stirring the fire from the kneading of the dough until it is leavened.


International Standard Version
All of them are adulterers— they burn like an oven prepared by the baker, who has ceased stoking it until the dough is leavened.


American Standard Version
They are all adulterers; they are as an oven heated by the baker; he ceaseth to stir the fire , from the kneading of the dough, until it be leavened.


Douay-Rheims Bible
They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened.


Darby Bible Translation
They all practise adultery, as an oven heated by the baker: he ceaseth from stirring the fire after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.


Young's Literal Translation
All of them are adulterers, Like a burning oven of a baker, He ceaseth from stirring up after kneading the dough, till its leavening.
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Context
Ephraim's Iniquity

1When I would have healed Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim was discovered, and the wickedness of Samaria: for they commit falsehood; and the thief comes in, and the troop of robbers spoils without. 2And they consider not in their hearts that I remember all their wickedness: now their own doings have beset them about; they are before my face. 3They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies. 4They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceases from raising after he has kneaded the dough, until it be leavened. 5In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scorners. 6For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker sleeps all the night; in the morning it burns as a flaming fire. 7They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calls to me. 8Ephraim, he has mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned. 9Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knows it not: yes, gray hairs are here and there on him, yet he knows not. 10And the pride of Israel testifies to his face: and they do not return to the LORD their God, nor seek him for all this. 11Ephraim also is like a silly dove without heart: they call to Egypt, they go to Assyria. 12When they shall go, I will spread my net on them; I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them, as their congregation has heard. 13Woe to them! for they have fled from me: destruction to them! because they have transgressed against me: though I have redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies against me. 14And they have not cried to me with their heart, when they howled on their beds: they assemble themselves for corn and wine, and they rebel against me. 15Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they imagine mischief against me. 16They return, but not to the most High: they are like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.
Cross References
1 Corinthians 5:6
Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?


Jeremiah 9:2
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.


Jeremiah 23:10
For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourns; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their force is not right.


Hosea 4:2
By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood touches blood.


Hosea 4:10
For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit prostitution, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

They are all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, who ceases from raising after he has kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.

are all. See on ch.

Hosea 4:2,12 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood touches blood...

Jeremiah 5:7,8 How shall I pardon you for this? your children have forsaken me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full...

Jeremiah 9:2 Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people...

James 4:4 You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?...

as. See on ver.

Hosea 7:6,7 For they have made ready their heart like an oven, whiles they lie in wait: their baker sleeps all the night...

who ceaseth, etc. or, the raiser will cease. raising. or, waking.

Strong's Concordance
They [are] all adulterers, as an oven heated by the baker, [who] ceaseth from raising after he hath kneaded the dough, until it be leavened.
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Hosea Chapter 7 Verse 4

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