Hosea 2:13-23 NIV

13 I will punish her for the days she burned incense to the Baals; she decked herself with rings and jewelry, and went after her lovers, but me she forgot,” declares the LORD.

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

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

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    • d 2:15 - "Achor" means "trouble."
    • e 2:15 - Or "sing"
      16 “In that day,” declares the LORD, “you will call me ‘my husband’; you will no longer call me ‘my master.c

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

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          18 In that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the creatures that move along the ground. Bow and sword and battle I will abolish from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.

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          19 I will betroth you to me forever; I will betroth you ind righteousness and justice, ine love and compassion.

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            • g 2:19 - Or "with" ; also in verse 20
            • h 2:19 - Or "with"
              20 I will betroth you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge the LORD.

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              21 “In that day I will respond,” declares the LORD— “I will respond to the skies, and they will respond to the earth;

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              22 and the earth will respond to the grain, the new wine and the olive oil, and they will respond to Jezreel.f

              References for Hosea 2:22

                • i 2:22 - "Jezreel" means "God plants."
                  23 I will plant her for myself in the land; I will show my love to the one I called ‘Not my loved one.g ’ I will say to those called ‘Not my people,h ’ ‘You are my people’; and they will say, ‘You are my God.’ ”

                  References for Hosea 2:23

                    • j 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ruhamah" (see 1:6)
                    • k 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ammi" (see 1:9)

                      Study tools for Hosea 2:13-23

                      • a 2:15 - "Achor" means "trouble."
                      • b 2:15 - Or "sing"
                      • c 2:16 - Hebrew "baal"
                      • d 2:19 - Or "with" ; also in verse 20
                      • e 2:19 - Or "with"
                      • f 2:22 - "Jezreel" means "God plants."
                      • g 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ruhamah" (see 1:6)
                      • h 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ammi" (see 1:9)