Hosea 9:1 GNT

1 People of Israel, stop celebrating your festivals like pagans. You have turned away from your God and have been unfaithful to him. All over the land you have sold yourselves like prostitutes to the god Baal and have loved the grain you thought he paid you with!

Study tools for Hosea 9:1

  • 1 9:7 - 9.7 Lk 21.22.
  • 2 9:9 - 9.9 Jg 19.1-30.
  • 3 9:10 - 9.10 Nu 25.1-5.
  • a 9:3 - forbidden food: [The Law of Moses prohibited the eating of certain foods as being ritually unclean (see Lv 11).]
  • b 9:9 - gibeah: [At this city some Israelites of the tribe of Benjamin raped a Levite's concubine; this caused a civil war that almost wiped out the Benjaminites (see Jg 19-21).]
  • c 9:13 - [Probable text] being hunted down; [Hebrew unclear.]