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Hosea Chapter 2

-, , -, ; - , - , , -. 1 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass that, instead of that which was said unto them: 'Ye are not My people', it shall be said unto them: 'Ye are the children of the living God.'
- -, , , -: , . 2 And the children of Judah and the children of Israel shall be gathered together, and they shall appoint themselves one head, and shall go up out of the land; for great shall be the day of Jezreel.
, ; , . 3 Say ye unto your brethren: 'Ammi'; and to your sisters, 'Ruhamah.'
, --- , ; , . 4 Plead with your mother, plead; for she is not My wife, neither am I her husband; and let her put away her harlotries from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;
- --, ; , , , . 5 Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born, and make her as a wilderness, and set her like a dry land, and slay her with thirst.
-, : - , . 6 And I will not have compassion upon her children; for they are children of harlotry.
, : , , , . 7 For their mother hath played the harlot, she that conceived them hath done shamefully; for she said: 'I will go after my lovers, that give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, mine oil and my drink.'
- -, ; -, . 8 Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and I will make a wall against her, that she shall not find her paths.
- - , ; , - -- , . 9 And she shall run after her lovers, but she shall not overtake them, and she shall seek them, but shall not find them; then shall she say: 'I will go and return to my first husband; for then was it better with me than now.'
, , , ; , . 10 For she did not know that it was I that gave her the corn, and the wine, and the oil, and multiplied unto her silver and gold, which they used for Baal.
-- , ; , -. 11 Therefore will I take back My corn in the time thereof, and My wine in the season thereof, and will snatch away My wool and My flax given to cover her nakedness.
-, ; , - . 12 And now will I uncover her shame in the sight of her lovers, and none shall deliver her out of My hand.
, -, , --, . 13 I will also cause all her mirth to cease, her feasts, her new moons, and her sabbaths, and all her appointed seasons.
, , , - ; , . 14 And I will lay waste her vines and her fig-trees, whereof she hath said: 'These are my hire that my lovers have given me'; and I will make them a forest, and the beasts of the field shall eat them.
, - , , ; , -. {} 15 And I will visit upon her the days of the Baalim, wherein she offered unto them, and decked herself with her ear-rings and her jewels, and went after her lovers, and forgot Me, saith the LORD. {S}
, , , ; , -. 16 Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak tenderly unto her.
- , - ; , -. 17 And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope; and she shall respond there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.
- -, ; -- , . 18 And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call Me Ishi, and shalt call Me no more Baali.
- , ; - , . 19 For I will take away the names of the Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned by their name.
, , - - , ; -, . 20 And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the ground; and I will break the bow and the sword and the battle out of the land, and will make them to lie down safely.
, ; , . 21 And I will betroth thee unto Me for ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto Me in righteousness, and in justice, and in lovingkindness, and in compassion.
, ; , -. {} 22 And I will betroth thee unto Me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know the LORD. {P}
, ---, -; , -. 23 And it shall come to pass in that day, I will respond, saith the LORD, I will respond to the heavens, and they shall respond to the earth;
, - - -; , -. 24 And the earth shall respond to the corn, and the wine, and the oil; and they shall respond to Jezreel.
, - ; - -, . {} 25 And I will sow her unto Me in the land; and I will have compassion upon her that had not obtained compassion; and I will say to them that were not My people: 'Thou art My people'; and they shall say: 'Thou art my God.' {P}

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