When the Lord first spoke to Hosea, He said this to him: Go and marry a promiscuous wife and [have] children of promiscuity, for the whole land has been promiscuous by abandoning the Lord.
So he went and married Gomer daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
Then the Lord said to him: Name him Jezreel, for in a little while I will avenge the bloodshed of Jezreel on the house of Jehua and put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.
On that day I will break the bow of Israelb in the valley of Jezreel.c6
She conceived again and gave birth to a daughter, and the Lord said to him: Name her No Compassion,d for I will no longer have compassion on the house of Israel. I will certainly take them away.