Hosea – Introduction

Hosea – Introduction

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The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Introduction Hosea belonged to the northern kingdom and began his prophetic career in the last years of Jeroboam II (786-746 B.C.). Some believe that he was a priest, others that he was a cult prophet; the prophecy, our only source of information concerning his life, gives us no certain… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Introduction

Hosea – Chapter 1

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 1 1 1 The word of the LORD that came to Hosea, the son of Beeri, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam, son of Joash, king of Israel. 2 In the beginning of the LORD’S speaking to Hosea,… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 1

Hosea – Chapter 3

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 3 1 1 2 Again the LORD said to me: Give your love to a woman beloved of a paramour, an adultress; Even as the LORD loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other gods and are fond of raisin cakes. 2 3 So I bought her for fifteen… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 3

Hosea – Chapter 4

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 4 1 Hear the word of the LORD, O people of Israel, for the LORD has a grievance against the inhabitants of the land: There is no fidelity, no mercy, no knowledge of God in the land. 2 False swearing, lying, murder, stealing and adultery! in their lawlessness,… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 4

Hosea – Chapter 5

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 5 1 1 Hear this, O priests, Pay attention, O house of Israel, O household of the king, give ear! It is you who are called to judgment. For you have become a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor. 2 In their perversity they have sunk… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 5

Hosea – Chapter 7

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 7 1 When I would bring about the restoration of my people, when I would heal Israel, The guilt of Ephraim stands out, the wickedness of Samaria; They practice falsehood, thieves break in, bandits plunder abroad. 2 Yet they do not remind themselves that I remember all their… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 7

Hosea – Chapter 8

The Bible – Old Testament Hosea Chapter 8 1 A trumpet to your lips, You who watch over the house of the LORD! Since they have violated my covenant, and sinned against my law, 2 While to me they cry out, «O, God of Israel, we know you!» 3 The men of Israel have thrown… Seguir leyendo Hosea – Chapter 8