Hosea 2:14-20

14 “Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her.
15 There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Achor[a] a door of hope. There she will respond[b] as in the days of her youth, as in the day she came up out of Egypt.
16 “In that day,” declares the LORD, “you will call me ‘my husband’; you will no longer call me ‘my master.[c]
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[d] righteousness and justice, in[e] love and compassion.
20 I will betroth you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge the LORD.

Cross References 16

  • 1. S Ezekiel 19:13
  • 2. S Joshua 7:24,26
  • 3. Exodus 15:1-18
  • 4. S Jeremiah 2:2; S Ezekiel 16:22
  • 5. S Ezekiel 28:26; Hosea 12:9
  • 6. S Isaiah 54:5
  • 7. Exodus 23:13; Psalms 16:4
  • 8. S Joshua 23:7; Zechariah 13:2
  • 9. S Job 5:22
  • 10. S Psalms 46:9; S Isaiah 2:4; Zechariah 9:10
  • 11. S Job 5:23; S Jeremiah 23:6; Ezekiel 34:25
  • 12. S Isaiah 62:4; 2 Corinthians 11:2
  • 13. S Isaiah 1:27
  • 14. S Isaiah 54:8
  • 15. Jeremiah 31:34; Hosea 4:1; Hosea 6:6; Hosea 13:4
  • 16. S Ezekiel 16:8

Footnotes 5

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