Hos 12:10

12:10 spoke to the prophets. No one could plead ignorance as an excuse (6:5; 12:13).

visions. A mode of revelation to the prophets (Num. 12:6; Job 33:14–16).

parables. These “parables” were figures of speech bearing divine messages (2 Sam. 12:1–4; Ps. 78:2; Is. 5:1–7; Ezek. 17:2–10).