Hosea 2:16-0 NIV

16 "In that day," declares the LORD, "you will call me 'my husband';1 you will no longer call me 'my master.a '

References for Hosea 2:16

    • c 2:16 - Hebrew "baal"
      17 I will remove the names of the Baals from her lips;2 no longer will their names be invoked.3

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      18 In that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field and the birds of the air and the creatures that move along the ground.4 Bow and sword and battle I will abolish5 from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.6

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      19 I will betroth7 you to me forever; I will betroth you inb righteousness and justice,8 inc love and compassion.9

      References for Hosea 2:19

        • d 2:19 - Or "with"; also in verse 20
        • e 2:19 - Or "with"
          20 I will betroth you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge10 the LORD.11

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          21 "In that day I will respond," declares the LORD-- "I will respond12 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 oil,13 and they will respond to Jezreel.d14

          References for Hosea 2:22

            • f 2:22 - "Jezreel" means "God plants."
              23 I will plant15 her for myself in the land; I will show my love to the one I called 'Not my loved one.e16' I will say to those called 'Not my people,f ' 'You are my people';17 and they will say, 'You are my God.18' "

              References for Hosea 2:23

                • g 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ruhamah"
                • h 2:23 - Hebrew "Lo-Ammi"