not my people, a symbolical name given by God's command to Hosea's second son in token of Jehovah's rejection of his people ( Hosea 1:9 Hosea 1:10 ), his treatment of them as a foreign people. This Hebrew word is rendered by "not my people" in ver. 10; 2:23 .
not my people
(not my people ), the figurative name given by the prophet Hosea to his second son by Gomer the daughter of Diblaim, ( Hosea 1:9 ) to denote the rejection of the kingdom of Israel by Jehovah. Its significance is explained in vs. 9,10