Hosea 12:3 NIV

3 In the womb he grasped his brother’s heel; as a man he struggled with God.

References for Hosea 12:3

Study tools for Hosea 12:3

  • a 12:2 - "Jacob" means "he grasps the heel" , a Hebrew idiom for "he takes advantage of" or "he deceives" .
  • b 12:12 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia