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Hosea Chapter 14

Israel called to repentance


14:1 O Israel, return to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
; for you have fallen by your sin.

God’s promise of blessing


14:2 Take with you words, and turn to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: say to Him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us well: so will we repay [with] the calves of our lips.
14:3 Assyria shall not save us; we will not ride on horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, y’all are our gods: For in you the fatherless finds mercy.
14:4 I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for My anger has turned away from him.
14:5 I will be as the dew to Israel: he shall grow like the lily, and cast forth his roots like Lebanon.
14:6 His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be like the olive tree, and his smell like [is] as Lebanon.
14:7 They who live under his shadow shall return; they shall revive like the grain, and grow like the vine: the scent of it shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
14:8 Ephraimאֶפְרַיִם
(/ˈiːfriːəm/;ʾEp̄rayīm, in pausa: אֶפְרָיִם‎ ʾEp̄rāyīm). The Book of Genesis related the name “Ephraim” to the Hebrew root פָּרָה (pārā), meaning “to be fruitful”. This referring to Joseph’s ability to produce children, specifically while in Egypt (termed by the Torah as the land of his affliction). The name Ephraim can therefore be translated as “I will be fruitful”, with the prefix of aleph (א‎) indicating the first person, singular, future tense For more info click here
shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and saw him: I am like a green cypress tree. Your fruit is found from Me .
14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? [Who] is discerning and knows them? Because the ways of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
are right, and the righteous shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall stumble in them.

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