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Hosea 2

Overview

Hosea 2:1, The idolatry of the people; Hosea 2:6, God’s judgments against them; Hosea 2:14, His promises of reconciliation with them.

Verse 1

unto: Hosea 1:9-11

Ammi: That is, My people, Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Jeremiah 31:33, Jeremiah 32:38, Ezekiel 11:20, Ezekiel 36:28, Ezekiel 37:27, Zechariah 13:9

Ruhamah: That is, Having obtained mercy, Hosea 2:23, Romans 11:30, Romans 11:31, 2 Corinthians 4:1, 1 Timothy 1:13, 1 Peter 2:10

Reciprocal: Isaiah 54:6 - a woman Matthew 5:7 - for

Verse 2

Plead with: Isaiah 58:1, Jeremiah 2:2, Jeremiah 19:3, Ezekiel 20:4, Ezekiel 23:45, Matthew 23:37-39, Acts 7:51-53, 2 Corinthians 5:16

she: Isaiah 50:1, Jeremiah 3:6-8

let: Hosea 1:2, Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:9, Jeremiah 3:13, Ezekiel 16:20, Ezekiel 16:25, Ezekiel 23:43

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:39 - go a whoring Deuteronomy 31:16 - and go a Judges 2:17 - whoring Judges 8:27 - a whoring Isaiah 54:6 - a woman Jeremiah 2:9 - I will Jeremiah 3:8 - when for Jeremiah 4:1 - put away Jeremiah 31:32 - although I was Ezekiel 16:32 - General Ezekiel 17:20 - plead Ezekiel 19:10 - mother Ezekiel 23:18 - then Ezekiel 23:36 - declare Ezekiel 43:9 - Now let Hosea 2:5 - their mother Hosea 4:5 - thy John 8:41 - We be Galatians 4:26 - mother

Verse 3

I strip: Hosea 2:10, Isaiah 47:3, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 13:26, Ezekiel 16:37-39, Ezekiel 23:26-29, Revelation 17:16

was born: Ezekiel 16:4-8, Ezekiel 16:22

as: Isaiah 32:13, Isaiah 32:14, Isaiah 33:9, Isaiah 64:10, Jeremiah 2:31, Jeremiah 4:26, Jeremiah 12:10, Jeremiah 22:6, Ezekiel 19:13, Ezekiel 20:35, Ezekiel 20:36

a dry: Jeremiah 2:6, Jeremiah 17:6, Jeremiah 51:43

and slay: Exodus 17:3, Judges 15:18, Amos 8:11-13

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:25 - naked Psalms 68:6 - the rebellious Isaiah 32:11 - strip Isaiah 47:2 - make bare Jeremiah 2:25 - Withhold Jeremiah 3:8 - when for Lamentations 1:8 - they Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas Ezekiel 16:39 - shall strip Ezekiel 23:10 - discovered Hosea 2:9 - take Hosea 2:14 - and bring Amos 8:13 - General Revelation 16:15 - lest

Verse 4

I will not: Hosea 1:6, Isaiah 27:11, Jeremiah 13:14, Jeremiah 16:5, Ezekiel 8:18, Ezekiel 9:10, Zechariah 1:12, Romans 9:18, Romans 11:22, James 2:13

they be: They are all idolaters; and have been consecrated to idols, whose marks they bear.

children of: Hosea 1:2, 2 Kings 9:22, Isaiah 57:3, John 8:41

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 23:25 - they shall take thy

Verse 5

their mother: Hosea 2:2, Hosea 3:1, Hosea 4:5, Hosea 4:12-15, Isaiah 1:21, Isaiah 50:1, Jeremiah 2:20, Jeremiah 2:25, Jeremiah 3:1-9, Ezekiel 16:15, Ezekiel 16:16, Ezekiel 16:28-34, Ezekiel 23:5-11, Revelation 2:20-23, Revelation 17:1-5

hath done: Hosea 9:10, Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Jeremiah 2:26, Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 11:13, Daniel 9:5-8

I will: Hosea 2:13, Hosea 8:9, Isaiah 57:7, Isaiah 57:8, Jeremiah 3:1-3, Ezekiel 23:16, Ezekiel 23:17, Ezekiel 23:40-44

give: Hosea 2:8, Hosea 2:12, Judges 16:23, Jeremiah 44:17, Jeremiah 44:18

drink: Heb. drinks

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:24 - played the harlot Leviticus 20:5 - whoring Joshua 15:7 - the valley Jeremiah 2:33 - Why Jeremiah 30:14 - lovers Ezekiel 16:13 - thou didst Ezekiel 16:35 - O harlot Ezekiel 19:10 - mother Ezekiel 23:25 - they shall take thy Hosea 10:11 - and loveth Micah 1:7 - the hires Galatians 4:26 - mother

Verse 6

I will: Job 3:23, Job 19:8, Lamentations 3:7-9, Luke 15:14-16, Luke 19:43

make a wall: Heb. wall a wall

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:6 - withheld Numbers 22:26 - where was no way 1 Samuel 25:39 - kept his servant Job 33:17 - withdraw Psalms 119:67 - but now Ecclesiastes 7:14 - set Isaiah 42:16 - lead Ezekiel 16:41 - and I Zechariah 1:6 - according to our ways Luke 15:18 - will arise

Verse 7

she shall follow: Hosea 5:13, 2 Chronicles 28:20-22, Isaiah 30:2, Isaiah 30:3, Isaiah 30:16, Isaiah 31:1-3, Jeremiah 2:28, Jeremiah 2:36, Jeremiah 2:37, Jeremiah 30:12-15, Ezekiel 20:32, Ezekiel 23:22

I will: Hosea 5:15, Hosea 6:1, Hosea 14:1, Psalms 116:7, Jeremiah 3:22-25, Jeremiah 31:18, Jeremiah 50:4, Jeremiah 50:5, Lamentations 3:40-42, Luke 15:17-20

first: Jeremiah 2:2, Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 31:32, Ezekiel 16:18, Ezekiel 23:4

for: Hosea 13:6, Deuteronomy 6:10-12, Deuteronomy 8:17, Deuteronomy 8:18, Deuteronomy 32:13-15, Nehemiah 9:25, Nehemiah 9:26, Jeremiah 14:22, Daniel 4:17, Daniel 4:25, Daniel 4:32, Daniel 5:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:6 - withheld 1 Samuel 25:39 - kept his servant Psalms 119:67 - but now Ecclesiastes 7:14 - set Jeremiah 2:31 - Have I been Lamentations 1:2 - among Lamentations 1:7 - remembered Hosea 2:13 - she went Hosea 2:16 - Ishi Luke 15:18 - will arise

Verse 8

she: Isaiah 1:3, Habakkuk 1:16, Acts 17:23-25, Romans 1:28

her corn: Hosea 2:5, Hosea 10:1, Judges 9:27, Jeremiah 7:18, Jeremiah 44:17, Jeremiah 44:18, Ezekiel 16:16-19, Daniel 5:3, Daniel 5:4, Daniel 5:23, Luke 15:13, Luke 16:1, Luke 16:2

wine: Heb. new wine, Hosea 4:11, Isaiah 24:7-9

which they prepared for Baal: or, wherewith they made Baal, Hosea 8:4, Hosea 13:2, Exodus 32:2-4, Judges 17:1-5, Isaiah 46:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:29 - I have Deuteronomy 8:8 - vines Deuteronomy 8:11 - General Deuteronomy 8:18 - he that Deuteronomy 32:38 - eat the fat 1 Chronicles 29:16 - all this store 2 Chronicles 24:7 - did they bestow Psalms 107:31 - Oh that men Jeremiah 2:31 - Have I been Jeremiah 3:24 - General Jeremiah 8:13 - there Ezekiel 16:19 - meat Ezekiel 23:41 - whereupon Hosea 11:3 - I healed Hosea 11:4 - and I laid Luke 12:16 - The ground Luke 16:12 - in Acts 12:20 - because Romans 1:21 - they glorified Romans 11:4 - Baal

Verse 9

will I: Daniel 11:13, Joel 2:14, Malachi 1:4, Malachi 3:18

take: Hosea 2:3, Isaiah 3:18-26, Isaiah 17:10, Isaiah 17:11, Ezekiel 16:27, Ezekiel 16:39, Ezekiel 23:26, Zephaniah 1:13, Haggai 1:6-11, Haggai 2:16, Haggai 2:17

recover: or, take away

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 8:11 - General 2 Chronicles 24:7 - did they bestow Jeremiah 8:13 - there Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas Ezekiel 23:41 - whereupon Hosea 9:2 - floor Micah 5:3 - Therefore Haggai 1:10 - General Matthew 25:29 - shall be taken Luke 15:14 - arose Acts 12:20 - because

Verse 10

now: Hosea 2:3, Isaiah 3:17, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 13:26, Ezekiel 16:36, Ezekiel 23:29, Luke 12:2, Luke 12:3, 1 Corinthians 4:5

lewdness: Heb. folly, or, villany

and none shall: Hosea 5:13, Hosea 5:14, Hosea 13:7, Hosea 13:8, Psalms 50:22, Proverbs 11:21, Micah 5:8

Reciprocal: Job 10:7 - and there Isaiah 43:13 - none Jeremiah 30:14 - lovers Lamentations 1:8 - they Lamentations 5:8 - there Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas Ezekiel 16:37 - General Ezekiel 16:57 - thy wickedness Ezekiel 23:10 - discovered Ezekiel 23:26 - strip Hosea 8:9 - hath Zechariah 11:6 - and out Ephesians 5:13 - reproved

Verse 11

cause: Hosea 9:1-5, Isaiah 24:7-11, Jeremiah 7:34, Jeremiah 16:9, Jeremiah 25:10, Ezekiel 26:13, Nahum 1:10, Revelation 18:22, Revelation 18:23

her feast: 1 Kings 12:32, Isaiah 1:13, Isaiah 1:14, Amos 5:21, Amos 8:3, Amos 8:5, Amos 8:9, Amos 8:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:2 - the feasts Numbers 28:11 - in the beginnings Isaiah 24:8 - General Hosea 9:5 - in

Verse 12

destroy: Heb. make desolate

These: Hosea 2:5, Hosea 9:1

I will: Psalms 80:12, Isaiah 5:5, Isaiah 7:23, Isaiah 29:17, Isaiah 32:13-15, Jeremiah 26:18, Micah 3:12

Reciprocal: Isaiah 32:10 - for Ezekiel 16:33 - give Hosea 2:15 - I will Hosea 9:2 - floor Joel 1:7 - laid Micah 1:7 - the hires

Verse 13

I will visit: Hosea 9:7, Hosea 9:9, Exodus 32:34, Jeremiah 23:2

the days: Hosea 9:10, Hosea 13:1, Judges 2:11-13, Judges 3:7, Judges 10:6, 1 Kings 16:31, 1 Kings 16:32, 1 Kings 18:18-40, 2 Kings 1:2, 2 Kings 10:28, 2 Kings 21:3

she burned: Hosea 11:2, Jeremiah 7:9, Jeremiah 11:13, Jeremiah 18:15

she decked: Ezekiel 23:40-42

she went: Hosea 2:5, Hosea 2:7, Jeremiah 2:23-25

forgat: Deuteronomy 6:12, Deuteronomy 8:11-14, Deuteronomy 32:18, Judges 3:7, 1 Samuel 12:9, Job 8:13, Psalms 78:11, Psalms 106:13, Psalms 106:21, Isaiah 17:10, Jeremiah 2:32, Ezekiel 22:12, Ezekiel 23:35

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:4 - earrings Leviticus 18:25 - therefore Leviticus 20:5 - whoring 2 Kings 23:7 - where 2 Chronicles 24:7 - did they bestow 2 Chronicles 28:2 - Baalim Psalms 9:17 - forget Isaiah 3:20 - the earrings Jeremiah 2:33 - Why Jeremiah 5:9 - I not visit Ezekiel 16:11 - General Ezekiel 16:17 - hast also Hosea 1:4 - avenge Hosea 12:2 - punish Amos 3:2 - punish

Verse 14

Therefore: Isaiah 30:18, Jeremiah 16:14

I will: Song of Solomon 1:4, John 6:44, John 12:32

and bring: Hosea 2:3, Jeremiah 2:2, Ezekiel 20:10, Ezekiel 20:35, Ezekiel 20:36, Revelation 12:6, Revelation 12:14

and speak: Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Isaiah 40:1, Isaiah 40:2, Isaiah 49:13-26, Isaiah 51:3-23, Jeremiah 3:12-24, Jeremiah 30:18-22, Jeremiah 31:1-37, Jeremiah 32:36-41, Jeremiah 33:6-26, Ezekiel 34:22-31, Ezekiel 36:8-15, Ezekiel 37:11-28, Ezekiel 39:25-29, Amos 9:11-15, Micah 7:14-20, Zephaniah 3:9-20, Zechariah 1:12-17, Zechariah 8:19-23, Romans 11:26, Romans 11:27

comfortably: or, friendly, Heb. to her heart, Genesis 34:3, Judges 19:3, *marg.

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:27 - dwell 2 Samuel 19:7 - comfortably unto thy 2 Chronicles 30:22 - comfortably unto all Isaiah 17:10 - thou hast Isaiah 42:16 - I will bring Isaiah 54:6 - a woman Jeremiah 29:11 - thoughts Lamentations 1:9 - she had Micah 4:10 - shalt thou Micah 5:3 - Therefore 1 Thessalonians 1:6 - received

Verse 15

I will: Hosea 2:12, Leviticus 26:40-45, Deuteronomy 30:3-5, Nehemiah 1:8, Nehemiah 1:9, Isaiah 65:21, Jeremiah 32:15, Ezekiel 28:26, Amos 9:14

the valley: Joshua 7:26, Isaiah 65:10

for: Lamentations 3:21, Ezekiel 37:11-14, Zechariah 9:12, John 10:9, Acts 14:27

she shall sing: Exodus 15:1-21, Numbers 21:17, Psalms 106:12

as in the days: Hosea 11:1, Jeremiah 2:2, Ezekiel 16:8, Ezekiel 16:22, Ezekiel 16:60

Reciprocal: Joshua 7:24 - the valley Job 33:25 - return Psalms 103:5 - thy youth Psalms 129:1 - from Isaiah 23:15 - shall Tyre sing as an harlot Isaiah 54:6 - a woman Jeremiah 3:4 - the guide Jeremiah 31:17 - General Jeremiah 33:7 - and will Ezekiel 23:3 - in their Hosea 9:10 - grapes Joel 2:19 - I will send

Verse 16

Ishi: that is, My husband, Hosea 2:7, Isaiah 54:5, Jeremiah 3:14, John 3:29, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:25-27, Revelation 19:7

Baali: that is, My lord

Reciprocal: Psalms 16:4 - take Isaiah 2:11 - in that day Micah 5:13 - graven

Verse 17

I will: Exodus 23:13, Joshua 23:7, Psalms 16:4, Zechariah 13:2

and they: Jeremiah 10:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:18 - and he Deuteronomy 12:3 - and destroy 2 Chronicles 28:2 - Baalim Hosea 14:3 - neither Micah 5:13 - graven Zephaniah 2:11 - for

Verse 18

in that day: Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:17, Isaiah 26:1, Zechariah 2:11, Zechariah 14:4, Zechariah 14:9

will I: Job 5:23, Psalms 91:1-13, Isaiah 11:6-9, Isaiah 65:25, Ezekiel 34:25

I will break: Psalms 46:9, Isaiah 2:4, Ezekiel 39:9, Ezekiel 39:10, Micah 4:3, Zechariah 9:10

and will: Leviticus 26:5, Leviticus 26:6, Psalms 23:2, Jeremiah 23:6, Jeremiah 30:10, Jeremiah 33:16, Ezekiel 34:25, Micah 4:4, Zechariah 3:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:2 - General 2 Samuel 7:10 - neither 2 Kings 6:22 - thy sword Psalms 4:8 - for Psalms 37:15 - bows Psalms 125:5 - peace Isaiah 27:5 - and he Isaiah 28:15 - We have Isaiah 32:18 - General Isaiah 35:9 - No lion Isaiah 54:13 - great Ezekiel 16:8 - I sware Ezekiel 16:62 - I will Ezekiel 28:26 - and they shall dwell Ezekiel 34:15 - General Ezekiel 37:26 - I will make Hosea 1:5 - I will

Verse 19

And I will: Isaiah 54:5, Isaiah 62:3-5, Jeremiah 3:14, Jeremiah 3:15, John 3:29, Romans 7:4, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:25-27, Revelation 19:7-9, Revelation 21:2, Revelation 21:9, Revelation 21:10

for: Isaiah 54:8-10, Jeremiah 31:31-36, Jeremiah 32:38-41, Ezekiel 37:25-28, Ezekiel 39:29, Joel 3:20

in righteousness: Psalms 85:10, Isaiah 45:23-25, Isaiah 54:14, Jeremiah 4:2, Romans 3:25-26, Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 1:8, Ephesians 5:23-27

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 3:11 - in the day of his Song of Solomon 4:9 - my spouse Isaiah 62:4 - Beulah Isaiah 63:7 - mention Jeremiah 32:41 - assuredly Ezekiel 16:60 - I will establish Zechariah 8:8 - they shall be my Acts 3:19 - when Revelation 12:1 - a woman

Verse 20

and: Jeremiah 9:24, Jeremiah 24:7, Jeremiah 31:33, Jeremiah 31:34, Ezekiel 38:23, Matthew 11:27, Luke 10:22, John 8:55, John 17:3, 2 Corinthians 4:6, Philippians 3:8, Colossians 1:10, 2 Timothy 1:12, Hebrews 8:11, 1 John 4:6, 1 John 5:20

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 3:11 - in the day of his Song of Solomon 4:9 - my spouse Isaiah 11:5 - and faithfulness Isaiah 54:5 - thy Maker Isaiah 62:4 - Beulah Jeremiah 3:14 - for I am married Jeremiah 31:12 - wheat Jeremiah 32:41 - assuredly Ezekiel 16:60 - I will establish Ezekiel 36:11 - and ye Ezekiel 39:28 - shall they Hosea 6:3 - we know Romans 7:4 - that ye 1 Corinthians 10:13 - but 2 Corinthians 11:2 - I have Revelation 12:1 - a woman Revelation 19:7 - for

Verse 21

saith: Isaiah 65:24, Zechariah 8:12, Zechariah 13:9, Matthew 6:33, Romans 8:32, 1 Corinthians 3:21-23

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:27 - send rain Psalms 67:6 - Then Isaiah 2:11 - in that day Isaiah 30:23 - shall he Ezekiel 36:8 - ye shall Ezekiel 36:9 - General Ezekiel 36:29 - call Joel 2:21 - be glad Amos 9:13 - plowman Zechariah 9:17 - corn

Verse 22

and they: Hosea 1:4, Hosea 1:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 8:8 - vines 2 Chronicles 6:27 - send rain Psalms 67:6 - Then Isaiah 4:2 - the fruit Zechariah 9:17 - corn

Verse 23

I will sow: Psalms 72:16, Jeremiah 31:27, Zechariah 10:9, Acts 8:1-4, James 1:1, 1 Peter 1:1, 1 Peter 1:2

and I will have: Hosea 1:6, Romans 11:30-32, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 Peter 2:10

and I will say: Hosea 1:10, Zechariah 2:11, Zechariah 13:9, Romans 9:25, Romans 9:26

Thou art my God: Hosea 8:2, Deuteronomy 26:17-19, Psalms 22:27, Psalms 68:31, Psalms 118:28, Song of Solomon 2:16, Isaiah 44:5, Jeremiah 16:19, Jeremiah 32:38, Zechariah 8:22, Zechariah 8:23, Zechariah 14:9, Zechariah 14:16, Malachi 1:11, Romans 3:29, Romans 15:9-11, 1 Thessalonians 1:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:10, Revelation 21:3, Revelation 21:4

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:44 - a people Isaiah 4:2 - the fruit Isaiah 19:25 - Blessed Isaiah 27:6 - General Jeremiah 30:22 - General Jeremiah 33:26 - and have Ezekiel 11:20 - and they Ezekiel 37:27 - I will Hosea 1:11 - for Hosea 2:1 - Ruhamah Zechariah 8:20 - there Zechariah 10:6 - for I have Matthew 5:7 - for Matthew 13:38 - the good Luke 24:47 - among Acts 11:1 - the Gentiles Acts 15:17 - the residue Romans 10:19 - First 2 Corinthians 6:16 - I will be Colossians 3:11 - there 1 Timothy 1:13 - but Hebrews 8:10 - I will be Revelation 11:15 - The kingdoms

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Hosea 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/hosea-2.html.