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Hosea 1 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Hosea’s Wife and Children

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:1 - The word of the LORD which came to Hosea the son of Beeri, during the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and during the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:2 - When the LORD first spoke through Hosea, the LORD said to Hosea, “Go, take for yourself a wife [fn]inclined to infidelity, and children of infidelity; for the land commits flagrant infidelity, [fn]abandoning the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:3 - So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:4 - And the LORD said to him, “Name him Jezreel; for in just a little while I will [fn]punish the house of Jehu for the bloodshed of Jezreel, and I will put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:5 - “On that day I will break the bow of Israel in the Valley of Jezreel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:6 - Then she conceived again and gave birth to a daughter. And [fn]the LORD said to him, “Name her [fn]Lo-ruhamah, for I will no longer take pity on the house of Israel, that I would ever forgive them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:7 - “But I will take pity on the house of Judah and save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, sword, battle, horses, or horsemen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:8 - When she had weaned Lo-ruhamah, she conceived and gave birth to a son.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:9 - And [fn]the LORD said, “Name him [fn]Lo-ammi, because you are not My people, and I am not [fn]your God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:10 - [fn]Yet the number of the sons of Israel
Will be like the sand of the sea,
Which cannot be measured or counted;
And in the place
Where it is said to them,
“You are not My people,”
It will be said to them,
You are the sons of the living God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:11 - And the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel will be gathered together,
And they will appoint for themselves one leader,
And they will go up from the land,
For the day of Jezreel will be great.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit of infidelity; or fornication
Lit away from
Lit visit the bloodshed of Jezreel on the house of Jehu
Lit He
I.e., not having obtained mercy
Lit He
I.e., not my people
Lit yours
Ch 2:1 in Heb

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