Hosea 2:17

“For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, & they shal no more be remembred by their name.”

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Other Translations

For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.
- King James Version

"For I will remove the names of the Baals from her mouth, So that they will be mentioned by their names no more.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I will take away the names of the Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned by their name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I will take away the names of the Baals out of her mouth, and never again will she say their names.
- Basic English Bible

for I will take away the names of the Baals out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.
- Darby Bible

For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name.
- Webster's Bible

For I will take away the names of the Baals out of her mouth, and they will no longer be mentioned by name.
- World English Bible

And I have turned aside the names of the lords from her mouth, And they are not remembered any more by their name.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(2:19) For I will take away the names of the Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned by their name.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 2:17


2:17 For - I will abolish the memory of Baalim. Baalim - This great idol for all others. And they - These false gods. By their name - Their names perishing with them.


Discussion for Hosea 2

  • Maame Seguwah
    Hosea chapter 2 teaches me about the love God have for humanity. if God could asked His prophet Hosea to take a whore as a wife and He himself named the children of this whore, then brethren we should not condemn anyone because my God is capable to use those we called unbelievers to glorify Himself or accomplish His prophesies. for whiles we were yet sinners Christ died for us, glory haleluya
  • BSP
    Verse 10: The Israelites were accountable to Jehovah God and none of the false gods they were worshipping would save them from him judgment.
  • Marlese
    A prophecy for Israel: Hosea's life dipicted Israel's life with Yah. Israel committed whoredoms by going after the Baalims, and Yah said Lo Ammi (not my people) and He scattered them, but He says even though He scattered them their number will be as the sand of the sea ( Genesis 22:). But He will gather them again and take away baalim from their mouth and they shall call Him Ishi (My Husband).
  • Marlese
    This is a Prophecy for the people of Israel, if we read the first chapter carefully we will see this.
    the wife of whoredoms represents Israel and her whoredoms to Yah, and He Yah is telling what will happen to Israel. and He is saying that although He will do all this to Israel their number will be as the sand of the sea (for this He promised to Abraham in Genesis)
  • Grace Overton
    This chapter teaches me about the unfailing love for all humanity especially those that he called my people..christians who understands this claim my people knows that no matter what we go through in life even falling short of Gods glory that there is always that open door to reconciliation it teaches me the breath the width and the depth of God's unconditional love for us as a people His chosen.
  • Anne
    When life gets really rough and trouble besets us on every side, many of us turn to God for comfort and He is there waiting with open arms to forgive and receive us.

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