Hosea 2:16

“And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it shall be at that day, saith the Lord, that thou shalt call mee Ishi; and shalt call mee no more Baali.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It will come about in that day, declares the LORD, "That you will call Me Ishi And will no longer call Me Baali."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it shall be at that day, saith Jehovah, that thou shalt call me Ishi, and shalt call me no more Baali.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in that day, says the Lord, you will say to me, Ishi; and you will never again give me the name of Baali;
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be in that day, saith Jehovah, [that] thou shalt call me, My husband, and shalt call me no more, Baali;
- Darby Bible

And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali.
- Webster's Bible

It will be in that day," says Yahweh, "that you will call me 'my husband,' and no longer call me 'my master.'
- World English Bible

And it hath come to pass, in that day, An affirmation of Jehovah, Thou dost call Me -- My husband, And dost not call Me any more -- My lord.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(2:18) And it shall be at that day, saith the LORD, that thou shalt call Me Ishi, and shalt call Me no more Baali.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 2:16


2:16 Thou shalt call - Both by words, affections, and obedience, shall own me as thy husband, and delight to call me so. Baali - That is, my Lord.


Discussion for Hosea 2:16

  • Compare that to Paul telling the husband to give himself to his wife as Christ did for the church realize that that relationship is an example of the woman being a type of the Church Bride of Christ. Is the a new law, not a law of works

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