Hosea 8:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Hosea 8:4, NIV: They set up kings without my consent; they choose princes without my approval. With their silver and gold they make idols for themselves to their own destruction.

Hosea 8:4, ESV: They made kings, but not through me. They set up princes, but I knew it not. With their silver and gold they made idols for their own destruction.

Hosea 8:4, KJV: They have set up kings, but not by me: they have made princes, and I knew it not: of their silver and their gold have they made them idols, that they may be cut off.

Hosea 8:4, NASB: They have set up kings, but not by Me; They have appointed officials, but I did not know it. With their silver and gold they have made idols for themselves, So that they will be eliminated.

Hosea 8:4, NLT: The people have appointed kings without my consent, and princes without my knowledge. By making idols for themselves from their silver and gold, they have brought about their own destruction.

Hosea 8:4, CSB: They have installed kings, but not through me. They have appointed leaders, but without my approval. They make their silver and gold into idols for themselves for their own destruction.

What does Hosea 8:4 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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