Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Study Desk

General Bible Search

Passage Lookup: Hosea 2:2-23

general search
        
Copy to Clipboard Copy All Verses
New International Version
Options Options
Hosea 2:2
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
"Rebuke your mother,(b) rebuke her, for she is not my wife, and I am not her husband. Let her remove the adulterous(c) look from her face and the unfaithfulness from between her breasts.
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:3
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
Otherwise I will strip(d) her naked and make her as bare as on the day she was born;(e) I will make her like a desert,(f) turn her into a parched land, and slay her with thirst.
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:4
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will not show my love to her children,(g) because they are the children of adultery.(h)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:5
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
Their mother has been unfaithful and has conceived them in disgrace. She said, ‘I will go after my lovers,(i) who give me my food and my water, my wool and my linen, my olive oil and my drink.'(j)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:6
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
Therefore I will block her path with thornbushes; I will wall her in so that she cannot find her way.(k)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:7
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
She will chase after her lovers but not catch them; she will look for them but not find them.(l) Then she will say, ‘I will go back to my husband(m) as at first,(n) for then I was better off(o) than now.'
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:8
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
She has not acknowledged(p) that I was the one who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil,(q) who lavished on her the silver and gold(r)— which they used for Baal.(s)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:9
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
"Therefore I will take away my grain(t) when it ripens, and my new wine(u) when it is ready. I will take back my wool and my linen, intended to cover her naked body.
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:10
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
So now I will expose(v) her lewdness before the eyes of her lovers;(w) no one will take her out of my hands.(x)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:11
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will stop(y) all her celebrations:(z) her yearly festivals, her New Moons, her Sabbath days—all her appointed festivals.(aa)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:12
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will ruin her vines(ab) and her fig trees,(ac) which she said were her pay from her lovers;(ad) I will make them a thicket,(ae) and wild animals will devour them.(af)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:13
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will punish her for the days she burned incense(ag) to the Baals;(ah) she decked herself with rings and jewelry,(ai) and went after her lovers,(aj) but me she forgot,(ak)" declares the Lord .(al)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:14
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
"Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness(am) and speak tenderly to her.
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:15
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Achor[b](an) a door of hope. There she will respond[c](ao) as in the days of her youth,(ap) as in the day she came up out of Egypt.(aq)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:16
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
"In that day," declares the Lord , "you will call me ‘my husband';(ar) you will no longer call me ‘my master.[d]'
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:17
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will remove the names of the Baals from her lips;(as) no longer will their names be invoked.(at)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:18
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
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.(au) Bow and sword and battle I will abolish(av) from the land, so that all may lie down in safety.(aw)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:19
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will betroth(ax) you to me forever; I will betroth you in[e] righteousness and justice,(ay) in[f] love and compassion.(az)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:20
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will betroth you in[g] faithfulness, and you will acknowledge(ba) the Lord .(bb)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:21
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
"In that day I will respond," declares the Lord — "I will respond(bc) to the skies, and they will respond to the earth;
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:22
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
and the earth will respond to the grain, the new wine and the olive oil,(bd) and they will respond to Jezreel.[h](be)
Footnotes:  
Hosea 2:23
Read Chapter | Listen to Audio | View Context | Multi-Translations | Study Tools ]
I will plant(bf) her for myself in the land; I will show my love to the one I called ‘Not my loved one.[i](bg)' I will say to those called ‘Not my people,[j]' ‘You are my people';(bh) and they will say, ‘You are my God.(bi)'"
Footnotes:  
New International Version
Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.