King James Bible

3:2 
So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an half homer of barley:
 
3:3 
And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt not be for another man: so will I also be for thee.
 
3:4 
For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an image, and without an ephod, and without teraphim:
 
3:5 
Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.
 
4:1 
Hear 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.
 
4:2 
By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.
 
4:3 
Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.
 
4:4 
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for thy people are as they that strive with the priest.
 
4:5 
Therefore shalt thou fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with thee in the night, and I will destroy thy mother.
 
4:6 
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
 
4:7 
As they were increased, so they sinned against me: therefore will I change their glory into shame.
 
4:8 
They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
 
4:9 
And there shall be, like people, like priest: and I will punish them for their ways, and reward them their doings.
 
4:10 
For they shall eat, and not have enough: they shall commit whoredom, and shall not increase: because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.
 
4:11 
Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.
 
4:12 
My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.
 
4:13 
They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.
 
4:14 
I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.
 
4:15 
Though thou, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and come not ye unto Gilgal, neither go ye up to Bethaven, nor swear, The LORD liveth.
4:16 
For Israel slideth back as a backsliding heifer: now the LORD will feed them as a lamb in a large place.
 

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