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Lexicon :: Strong's H1954 - hôšēaʿ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

הוֹשֵׁעַ Hôwshêaʻ, ho-shay'-ah; from H3467; deliverer; Hoshea, the name of five Israelites:—Hosea, Hoshea, Oshea.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H1954 in the following manner: Hoshea (11x), Hosea (3x), Oshea (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H1954 in the following manner: Hoshea (11x), Hosea (3x), Oshea (3x).
  1. Hosea or Hoshea or Oshea = "salvation"

    1. family name of Joshua, the son of Nun

    2. the 19th and last king of the northern kingdom of Israel

    3. son of Beeri, and the first of the minor prophets; prophet to the northern kingdom of Israel in the reign of Jeroboam II

    4. a son of Azaziah, a chief of Ephraim in the time of David

    5. an Israelite chief who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הוֹשֵׁעַ Hôwshêaʻ, ho-shay'-ah; from H3467; deliverer; Hoshea, the name of five Israelites:—Hosea, Hoshea, Oshea.
STRONGS H1954: Abbreviations
הוֺשֵׁעַ proper name, masculine (salvation; on form, compare הַשְׁמֵד הַמְשֵׁל on pronunciation see HptZA ii, 261 Anm. 2 JagerBAS i, 468) —
1. original name of Joshua according to Numbers 13:8,16 (P), Greek Version of the LXX Αυση, compare Deuteronomy 32:44 (J; probably error, see Dr), Greek Version of the LXX Ιησους, see יְהוֺשׁוּעַ above
2. last king of Israel 2 Kings 15:30; 2 Kings 17:1,3,4,6; 2 Kings 18:1,9,10, Greek Version of the LXX Ωσηε
3. the prophet Hosea Hosea 1:1, 2 (twice in verse), Greek Version of the LXX Ωσηε
4. an Ephraimite chief under David 1 Chronicles 27:20, Greek Version of the LXX Ωση (ε)
5. a chief under Nehemiah Nehemiah 10:24, Greek Version of the LXX Ωσηθα, Ωσηε
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


13:8; 13:16



2 Kings

15:30; 17:1; 17:3; 17:4; 17:6; 18:1; 18:9; 18:10

1 Chronicles





1:1; 1:2


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1954 matches the Hebrew הוֹשֵׁעַ (hôšēaʿ),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:8 - from the tribe of Ephraim, Hoshea son of Nun;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:16 - These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to investigate the land. And Moses gave Hoshea son of Nun the name Joshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:44 - Then Moses went with Joshua son of Nun and recited all the words of this song to the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:30 - Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Pekah son of Remaliah. He assassinated him and took his place as king, in the twentieth year of the reign of Jotham son of Uzziah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:1 - In the twelfth year of King Ahaz's reign over Judah, Hoshea son of Elah became king over Israel. He reigned in Samaria for nine years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:3 - King Shalmaneser of Assyria threatened him; Hoshea became his subject and paid him tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:4 - The king of Assyria discovered that Hoshea was planning a revolt. Hoshea had sent messengers to King So of Egypt and had not sent his annual tribute to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria arrested him and imprisoned him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 17:6 - In the ninth year of Hoshea's reign, the king of Assyria captured Samaria and deported the people of Israel to Assyria. He settled them in Halah, along the Habor (the river of Gozan), and in the cities of the Medes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:1 - In the third year of the reign of Israel's King Hoshea son of Elah, Ahaz's son Hezekiah became king over Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:9 - In the fourth year of King Hezekiah's reign (it was the seventh year of the reign of Israel's King Hoshea, son of Elah), King Shalmaneser of Assyria marched up against Samaria and besieged it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 18:10 - After three years he captured it (in the sixth year of Hezekiah's reign); in the ninth year of King Hoshea's reign over Israel Samaria was captured.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:20 - Hoshea son of Azaziah led the Ephraimites, Joel son of Pedaiah led the half-tribe of Manasseh,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:23 - Hoshea, Hananiah, Hasshub,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:1 - This is the word of the LORD which was revealed to Hosea son of Beeri during the time when Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah ruled Judah, and during the time when Jeroboam son of Joash ruled Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:2 - When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, he said to him, "Go marry a prostitute who will bear illegitimate children conceived through prostitution, because the nation continually commits spiritual prostitution by turning away from the LORD."
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