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Hosea 1:2 ESV

Hosea's Wife and Children

2 When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, 1"Go, take to yourself a wife of whoredom and have 2children of whoredom, for 3the land commits great whoredom by forsaking the LORD."

References for Hosea 1:2

Study tools for Hosea 1:2

  • a 1:6 - Hebrew Lo-ruhama, which means she has not received mercy
  • b 1:9 - Hebrew Lo-ammi, which means not my people
  • c 1:9 - Hebrew I am not yours
  • d 1:10 - Ch 2:1 in Hebrew
  • e 1:10 - Or Sons