King James Bible
Youngs Literal Translation
||O Israel, return unto the LORD thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.
||Turn back, O Israel, unto Jehovah thy God, For thou hast stumbled by thine iniquity.
||Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.
||Take with you words, and turn to Jehovah, Say ye unto Him: `Take away all iniquity, and give good, And we do render the fruit of our lips.
||Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride upon horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, Ye are our gods: for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.
||Asshur doth not save us, on a horse we ride not, Nor do we say any more, Our God, to the work of our hands, For in Thee find mercy doth the fatherless.'
||I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for mine anger is turned away from him.
||I heal their backsliding, I love them freely, For turned back hath Mine anger from him.
||I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
||I am as dew to Israel, he flourisheth as a lily, And he striketh forth his roots as Lebanon.
||His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon.
||Go on do his sucklings, And his beauty is as an olive, And he hath fragrance as Lebanon.
||They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
||Return do the dwellers under his shadow, They revive `as' corn, and flourish as a vine, His memorial `is' as wine of Lebanon.
||Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and observed him: I am like a green fir tree. From me is thy fruit found.
||O Ephraim, what to Me any more with idols? I -- I afflicted, and I cause him to sing: `I `am' as a green fir-tree,' From Me is thy fruit found.
||Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.
||Who `is' wise, and doth understand these? Prudent, and knoweth them? For upright are the ways of Jehovah, And the righteous go on in them, And the transgressors stumble therein!