She conceived again and bore a daughter. And the Lord said to him, (A)“Call her name No Mercy,[a] for (B)I will no more have mercy on the house of Israel, to forgive them at all.

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  1. Hosea 1:6 Hebrew Lo-ruhama, which means she has not received mercy

And the Lord said, (A)“Call his name Not My People,[a] for (B)you are not my people, and I am not your God.”[b]

10 [c] Yet (C)the number of the children of Israel shall be (D)like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered. (E)And (F)in the place where it was said to them, (G)“You are not my people,” it shall be said to them, (H)“Children[d] of (I)the living God.”

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  1. Hosea 1:9 Hebrew Lo-ammi, which means not my people
  2. Hosea 1:9 Hebrew I am not yours
  3. Hosea 1:10 Ch 2:1 in Hebrew
  4. Hosea 1:10 Or Sons

23     and (A)I will sow her for myself in the land.
And (B)I (C)will have mercy on No Mercy,[a]
    and (D)I will say to Not My People,[b] (E)‘You are my people’;
    and he shall say, ‘You are my God.’”

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  1. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-ruhama
  2. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-ammi

25 As indeed he says in Hosea,

(A)“Those who were not my people I will call ‘my people,’
    and her who was not beloved I will call ‘beloved.’”
26 (B)“And in the very place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’
    there they will be called (C)‘sons of the living God.’”

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19 But I ask, did Israel not understand? First Moses says,

(A)“I will (B)make you jealous of those who are not a nation;
    with a (C)foolish nation I will make you angry.”

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