Hosea 3 NRS

1 The Lord said to me again, "Go, love a woman who has a lover and is an adulteress, just as the Lord loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes."
2 So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer of barley and a measure of wine. a

References for Hosea 3:2

    • t 3:2 - Gk: Heb [a homer of barley and a lethech of barley]
      3 And I said to her, "You must remain as mine for many days; you shall not play the whore, you shall not have intercourse with a man, nor I with you."
      4 For the Israelites shall remain many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or pillar, without ephod or teraphim.
      5 Afterward the Israelites shall return and seek the Lord their God, and David their king; they shall come in awe to the Lord and to his goodness in the latter days.