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Hosea 2:20 DBY

20 and I will betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Jehovah.

Study tools for Hosea 2:20

  • a 2:1 - Meaning respectively, 'My people,' and 'Having obtained mercy.'
  • b 2:2 - Ishshah; Ish, as vers. 7 and 16: see Gen. 2.23.
  • c 2:6 - Cf. Isa. 5.5.
  • d 2:8 - Others, 'made into a Baal.'
  • e 2:10 - Or 'villainy,' 'folly:' see Judg. 19.23, &c.; Isa. 9.17.
  • f 2:13 - Or 'necklace.'
  • g 2:13 - See Note a, Isa. 1.24.
  • h 2:14 - See Isa. 40.2. &c.
  • i 2:15 - Or 'answer,' 'respond,' as Ex. 32.18; Num. 21.17; 1Sam. 18.7.
  • j 2:15 - See Jer. 2.2; Ezek. 16.60.
  • k 2:16 - Ish, as vers. 2 and 7.
  • l 2:16 - 'My master,' or 'lord,' used also for 'husband,' Isa. 54.5.
  • m 2:19 - Or 'justice.'
  • n 2:19 - Chesed, 'piety,' 'goodness:' chs. 4.1; 6.4,6; 10.12; 12.6; 2Chron. 6.42.
  • o 2:22 - See ch. 1.4,11.