Parallel Bible results for Hosea 3

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Hosea 3

NLT 1 Then the said to me, “Go and love your wife again, even though she commits adultery with another lover. This will illustrate that the still loves Israel, even though the people have turned to other gods and love to worship them. ” NIV 1 The LORD said to me, "Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress. Love her as the LORD loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods and love the sacred raisin cakes." NLT 2 So I bought her back for fifteen pieces of silver and five bushels of barley and a measure of wine. NIV 2 So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and about a homer and a lethek of barley. NLT 3 Then I said to her, “You must live in my house for many days and stop your prostitution. During this time, you will not have sexual relations with anyone, not even with me. ” NIV 3 Then I told her, "You are to live with me many days; you must not be a prostitute or be intimate with any man, and I will live with you." NLT 4 This shows that Israel will go a long time without a king or prince, and without sacrifices, sacred pillars, priests, or even idols! NIV 4 For the Israelites will live many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred stones, without ephod or idol. NLT 5 But afterward the people will return and devote themselves to the their God and to David’s descendant, their king. In the last days, they will tremble in awe of the and of his goodness. NIV 5 Afterward the Israelites will return and seek the LORD their God and David their king. They will come trembling to the LORD and to his blessings in the last days.