Hos 7:13

7:13 redeem. This term from commercial law meaning “buy back” (Lev. 27:27–31) is used also of Israel’s deliverance from bondage (13:14; Ex. 15:13; Deut. 7:8; 9:26; Mic. 6:4).

lies. This may refer to the false ideas about the Lord that had been imported into Israel’s religion, to insincere words of repentance (6:1–3), or more generally to the broken promises of the covenant.