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Holman Bible Dictionary

Ruhamah

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(ryoo hah' muh) Personal name meaning, “pitied.” Name Hosea used to symbolize the change in Israel's status before God following God's judgment (Romans 2:1; compare Romans 1:6 ). 1 Peter 2:10 applies Hosea's image to Christians who have experienced God's mercy in Christ.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Ruhamah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/r/ruhamah.html. 1991.

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