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Hosea 2:7 NAS

7 "She will 1pursue her lovers, but she will not overtake them; And she will seek them, but will not find them. Then she will say, '2I will go back to my 3first husband, For it was 4better for me then than now!'

References for Hosea 2:7

Study tools for Hosea 2:7

  • a 2:1 - Ch 2:3 in Heb
  • b 2:1 - I.e. my people
  • c 2:1 - I.e. she has obtained compassion
  • d 2:6 - So with some ancient versions; Heb "your"
  • e 2:6 - Lit "her wall so that"
  • f 2:8 - Or "made into the"
  • g 2:9 - Lit "its time"
  • h 2:13 - Or "burn incense"
  • i 2:13 - Or "nose rings"
  • j 2:14 - Lit "upon her heart"
  • k 2:15 - Or "give answer"
  • l 2:16 - I.e. my husband
  • m 2:16 - I.e. my master, or my Baal
  • n 2:17 - Or "remembered"
  • o 2:18 - Lit "break"
  • p 2:22 - I.e. God sows
  • q 2:23 - Heb "Lo-ruhamah"
  • r 2:23 - Heb "Lo-ammi"
  • s 2:23 - Lit "he"