Hosea 2:13-17 NIV

13 I will punish her for the days she burned incense1 to the Baals;2 she decked herself with rings and jewelry,3 and went after her lovers,4 but me she forgot,5" declares the LORD.6

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14 "Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the desert7 and speak tenderly to her.

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15 There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Achora8 a door of hope. There she will singb9 as in the days of her youth,10 as in the day she came up out of Egypt.11

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    • a 2:15 - "Achor" means "trouble."
    • b 2:15 - Or "respond"
      16 "In that day," declares the LORD, "you will call me 'my husband';12 you will no longer call me 'my master.c '

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        • c 2:16 - Hebrew "baal"
          17 I will remove the names of the Baals from her lips;13 no longer will their names be invoked.14

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