Hosea 3 NAS

Hosea's Second Symbolic Marriage

1 Then the LORD said to me, "Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even 1as the LORD loves the sons of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin * 2cakes."

References for Hosea 3:1

    • a 3:1 - I.e. Gomer
    • b 3:1 - Lit "companion"
      2 So I 3bought her for myself for fifteen * shekels of silver and a homer and a half of barley.

      References for Hosea 3:2

        • c 3:2 - Heb "lethech"
          3 Then I said to her, "You shall 4stay with me for many days. You shall not play the harlot, nor shall you have a man; so I will also be toward you."

          References for Hosea 3:3

            • d 3:3 - Or "husband"
              5 Afterward the sons of Israel will 10return and seek the LORD their God and 11David their king; and 12they will come trembling to the LORD and to His goodness in the last days.

              References for Hosea 3:5