Verse of the day
Amplified Bible (AMP) – Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves according to righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God); reap according to mercy and loving-kindness. Break up your uncultivated ground, for it is time to seek the Lord, to inquire for and of Him, and to require His favor, till He comes and teaches you righteousness and rains His righteous gift of salvation upon you. [II Cor. 9:10.]
Common English Bible (CEB) – Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap faithful love; break up your unplanted ground, for it is time to seek the Lord,that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.
English Standard Version (ESV) – Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the LORD, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.
Good News Translation (GNT) – Hosea 10:12 I said, ‘Plow new ground for yourselves, plant righteousness, and reap the blessings that your devotion to me will produce. It is time for you to turn to me, your Lord, and I will come and pour out blessings upon you.’
King James Version (KJV) – Hosea 10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.
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New International Version (NIV) – Hosea 10:12 Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and showers his righteousness on you.
New King James Version (NKJV) – Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness;Reap in mercy; Break up your fallow ground,For it is time to seek the Lord, Till He comes and rains righteousness on you.
New Living Translation (NLT) – Hosea 10:12 I said, ‘Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will harvest a crop of my love. Plow up the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower righteousness upon you.’
Revised Standard Version (RSV) – Hosea 10:12 Sow for yourselves righteousness,r eap the fruit of steadfast love;break up your fallow ground,for it is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and rain salvation upon you.
The Message Bible (MSG) – Hosea 10:11 Sow righteousness, reap love. It’s time to till the ready earth, it’s time to dig in with God, Until he arrives with righteousness ripe for harvest.
It is true that we will reap whatever we sow – Galatians 6:7, because as long as the earth remains seed time and harvest will never cease – Genesis 8:22.
Therefore, we’ve been admonished to sow righteousness in order to harvest the unfailing love of God.
When we plow the soil of our hearts to seek after God, He will rain down righteousness upon us like the flood. The testimonies that follows when He rain down His love and righteousness are surely ear tingling, and mouth watering.
Uproot every seed and weed of unrighteousness from my heart, as I plow the soil of my heart for righteousness.
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