Hosea 1
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  • Verse 3

    So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Diblaim; which conceived, and bare him a son.

    Isaiah 8:1-3

  • Verse 4

    And the LORD said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

    6,9; Isaiah 7:14; 9:6; Matthew 1:21; Luke 1:13,31,63; John 1:42
    [Yizr@`e'l (l)(rzy)] God will disperse, as seed is when sown; probably intimating also the speedy dispersion of Israel by Shalmaneser.
    and I
    2 Kings 9:24,25; 10:7,8,10,11,17,29-31; 15:10-12
    Heb. visit.
    2:13; 9:17; Jeremiah 23:2
    will cause
    2 Kings 15:29; 17:6-23; 18:9-12; 1 Chronicles 5:25,26; Jeremiah 3:8; Ezekiel 23:10,31

  • Verse 5

    And it shall come to pass at that day, that I will break the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel.

    I will
    2:18; Psalms 37:15; 46:9; Jeremiah 49:34,35; 51:56
    Joshua 17:16; Judges 6:33

  • Verse 6

    And she conceived again, and bare a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruhamah: for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel; but I will utterly take them away.

    that is, Not having obtained mercy.
    2:23; 1 Peter 2:10
    2 Kings 17:6,23-41; Isaiah 27:11
    no more have
    Heb. not add any more to have. but I will utterly take them away. or, that I should altogether pardon them.

  • Verse 7

    But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.

    I will
    11:12; 2 Kings 19:35; Isaiah 36:1-37
    will save
    Isaiah 7:14; 12:2; 49:6; Jeremiah 23:5,6; Zechariah 2:6-11; 4:6; 9:9,10; Matthew 1:21-23; Titus 3:4-6
    by bow
    Psalms 33:16; 44:3-6

  • Verse 9

    Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God.

    that is, Not my people.
    Jeremiah 15:1

  • Verse 10

    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 in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.

    the number
    Genesis 13:16; 32:12; Isaiah 48:19; Romans 9:27,28; Hebrews 11:12
    and it
    See on
    Romans 9:25,26
    in the
    or, instead of that. it was said.
    2:23; Isaiah 43:6; 49:17-22; 54:1-3; 60:4-22; 66:20; 1 Peter 2:9,10
    Ye are the sons
    John 1:12; Romans 8:14-17; 9:26; 2 Corinthians 6:18; Galatians 4:6,7; 1 John 3:1,2