Hosea 3 KJV

1 Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress , according to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.a

References for Hosea 3:1

    • m 3:1 - of wine: Heb. of grapes
      2 So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an half homer of barley:
      3 And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou shalt not play the harlot , and thou shalt not be for another man: so will I also be for thee.
      4 For the children of Israel shall abide many days without a king, and without a prince, and without a sacrifice, and without an image,b and without an ephod, and without teraphim:

      References for Hosea 3:4

        • n 3:4 - image: Heb. a standing, or, statue, or, pillar
          5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return , and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.