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Bible Commentaries
Hosea 4

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


1:1 (f-0) (The title of this book, 'Hosea'), Strictly 'Hoshea,' meaning, 'Deliverance.' see Numbers 13:16 .

Verse 1

4:1 goodness, (b-27) Or 'loving-kindness,' see Note l, ch. 2.19.

Verse 6

4:6 knowledge; (c-8) knowledge, (c-13) * Lit. 'the knowledge,' see ver. 1.

Verse 13

4:13 daughters-in-law (d-35) Or 'brides,' as Jeremiah 2:32 .

Verse 14

4:14 daughters-in-law (d-14) Or 'brides,' as Jeremiah 2:32 . ruin. (e-41) Or 'shall fall,' as Proverbs 10:8 ,Proverbs 10:10 .

Verse 15

4:15 Beth-aven, (f-21) Meaning, 'House of idols,' or 'of iniquity' -- irony for Beth-El , 'House of God.' see Amos 5:5 .

Verse 18

4:18 sour; (g-4) Or 'their orgies are vile.' men (a-13) Lit. 'shields,' see Psalms 47:9 .

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Hosea 4". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/hosea-4.html. 1857-67.
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