2 When the Lord first spoke to Israel through Hosea, he said to Hosea, "Go and get married; your wife will be unfaithful, and your children will be just like her. a In the same way my people have left me and become unfaithful."

References for Hosea 1:2

    • a 1:2 - get married; your wife . . . her; [or] marry a prostitute, and have children by her who will be just as bad as she is.