Then the Lord said, “Call him Lo-Ammi (which means “not my people”), for you are not my people, and I am not your God.[a](A)

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  1. Hosea 1:9 Or your I am

10 “Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted.(A) In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.’(B)

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23 I will plant(A) her for myself in the land;
    I will show my love to the one I called ‘Not my loved one.[a](B)
I will say to those called ‘Not my people,[b]’ ‘You are my people’;(C)
    and they will say, ‘You are my God.(D)’”

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  1. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-Ruhamah (see 1:6)
  2. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-Ammi (see 1:9)

25 As he says in Hosea:

“I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people;
    and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one,”[a](A)

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  1. Romans 9:25 Hosea 2:23

26 and,

“In the very place where it was said to them,
    ‘You are not my people,’
    there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”[a](A)

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  1. Romans 9:26 Hosea 1:10