19 “I will betroth you to Me forever;
Yes, I will betroth you to Me
In righteousness and justice,
In lovingkindness and mercy;
20 I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness,
And (A)you shall know the Lord.

21 “It shall come to pass in that day
That (B)I will answer,” says the Lord;
“I will answer the heavens,
And they shall answer the earth.
22 The earth shall answer
With grain,
With new wine,
And with oil;
They shall answer [a]Jezreel.
23 Then (C)I will sow her for Myself in the earth,
(D)And I will have mercy on her who had [b]not obtained mercy;
Then (E)I will say to those who were [c]not My people,
‘You are [d]My people!’
And they shall say, ‘You are my God!’ ”

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  1. Hosea 2:22 Lit. God Will Sow
  2. Hosea 2:23 Heb. lo-ruhamah
  3. Hosea 2:23 Heb. lo-ammi
  4. Hosea 2:23 Heb. ammi

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