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Hosea 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Israel Will Return to God
Hosea and the Adulteress

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:1 - Then the LORD said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by a lover[fn] and is committing adultery, just like the love of the LORD for the children of Israel, who look to other gods and love the raisin cakes of the pagans.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:2 - So I bought her for myself for fifteen shekels of silver, and one and one-half homers of barley.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:3 - And I said to her, “You shall stay with me many days; you shall not play the harlot, nor shall you have a man—so, too, will I be toward you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:4 - For the children of Israel shall abide many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar, without ephod or teraphim.

Unchecked Copy BoxHos 3:5 - Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the LORD their God and David their king. They shall fear the LORD and His goodness in the latter days.
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Literally friend or husband
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