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Hosea 1 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:1 - The word of the LORD that came to Hosea son of Beeri during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and during the reign of Jeroboam son of Jehoash[fn] king of Israel:

Hosea’s Wife and Children

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:2 - When the LORD began to speak through Hosea, the LORD said to him, “Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the LORD.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:3 - So he married Gomer daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:4 - Then the LORD said to Hosea, “Call him Jezreel, because I will soon punish the house of Jehu for the massacre at Jezreel, and I will put an end to the kingdom of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:5 - In that day I will break Israel’s bow in the Valley of Jezreel.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:6 - Gomer conceived again and gave birth to a daughter. Then the LORD said to Hosea, “Call her Lo-Ruhamah (which means “not loved”), for I will no longer show love to Israel, that I should at all forgive them.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:7 - Yet I will show love to Judah; and I will save them—not by bow, sword or battle, or by horses and horsemen, but I, the LORD their God, will save them.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:8 - After she had weaned Lo-Ruhamah, Gomer had another son.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:9 - Then the LORD said, “Call him Lo-Ammi (which means “not my people”), for you are not my people, and I am not your God.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:10 - “Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.’

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 1:11 - The people of Judah and the people of Israel will come together; they will appoint one leader and will come up out of the land, for great will be the day of Jezreel.[fn]
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew Joash, a variant of Jehoash
Or your I am
In Hebrew texts 1:10,11 is numbered 2:1,2.
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