Hosea 2:19

19 I will betroth you to me forever; I will betroth you in[a] righteousness and justice, in[b] love and compassion.

Hosea 2:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 And I will betroth thee unto me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in lovingkindness, and in mercies.
ESV
19 And I will betroth you to me forever. I will betroth you to me in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy.
NLT
19 I will make you my wife forever, showing you righteousness and justice, unfailing love and compassion.
MSG
19 And then I'll marry you for good - forever! I'll marry you true and proper, in love and tenderness.
CSB
19 I will take you to be My wife forever. I will take you to be My wife in righteousness, justice, love, and compassion.

Hosea 2:19 In-Context

17 I will remove the names of the Baals from her lips; no longer will their names be invoked.
18 In that day I will make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the creatures that move along the ground. Bow and sword and battle I will abolish from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.
19 I will betroth you to me forever; I will betroth you in righteousness and justice, in love and compassion.
20 I will betroth you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge the LORD.
21 “In that day I will respond,” declares the LORD— “I will respond to the skies, and they will respond to the earth;

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Isaiah 62:4; 2 Corinthians 11:2
  • 2. S Isaiah 1:27
  • 3. S Isaiah 54:8

Footnotes 2

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