Hosea 2:20

“I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Hosea 2:20

I will euen betroth thee vnto me in faithfulnesse, and thou shalt know the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness. Then you will know the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I will take you as my bride in good faith, and you will have knowledge of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

and I will betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

I will even betroth thee to me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know Yahweh.
- World English Bible

And betrothed thee to Me in faithfulness, And thou hast known Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(2:22) And I will betroth thee unto Me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Hosea 2:20

Wesley's Notes for Hosea 2:20


2:18 For them - The Israel of God. With the beasts - With all the creatures that might either serve or hurt them. It is a full and gracious promise of abundance of peace, safety, and love, through the creation. Safely - This was in some measure made good to the Jews returning out of captivity. But the full accomplishment will be to the church of Christ.

2:21 In that day - In the day of gospel - grace. I will hear - God the first and universal cause will influence the heavens, he will command their dew, and showers. When the earth is dry, it does as it were, cry to the heavens for refreshing showers, when the seed sown, the vines and olives planted, are at a stand, they cry to the earth for its kindly influences, that they may spring up, and yield fruit for Jezreel, which may call, and cry, but never will be satisfied if God does not hear them, and command his blessing which he promises to his people on renewing covenant with them. Now their repentance shall be blest with plenty, and God will set the frame of heaven and earth in due order to effect this; there shall be an harmony, between all subordinate causes moved by God the first great cause, whence expected events and fruits shall be produced for their good and comfort.


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