13 “Remember the command that Moses the servant of the Lord gave you after he said, ‘The Lord your God will give you rest(A) by giving you this land.’

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18 You will be secure, because there is hope;
    you will look about you and take your rest(A) in safety.(B)

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18 In that day I will make a covenant for them
    with the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky
    and the creatures that move along the ground.(A)
Bow and sword and battle
    I will abolish(B) from the land,
    so that all may lie down in safety.(C)
19 I will betroth(D) you to me forever;
    I will betroth you in[a] righteousness and justice,(E)
    in[b] love and compassion.(F)
20 I will betroth you in[c] faithfulness,
    and you will acknowledge(G) the Lord.(H)

21 “In that day I will respond,”
    declares the Lord
“I will respond(I) to the skies,
    and they will respond to the earth;
22 and the earth will respond to the grain,
    the new wine and the olive oil,(J)
    and they will respond to Jezreel.[d](K)
23 I will plant(L) her for myself in the land;
    I will show my love to the one I called ‘Not my loved one.[e](M)
I will say to those called ‘Not my people,[f]’ ‘You are my people’;(N)
    and they will say, ‘You are my God.(O)’”

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  1. Hosea 2:19 Or with
  2. Hosea 2:19 Or with
  3. Hosea 2:20 Or with
  4. Hosea 2:22 Jezreel means God plants.
  5. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-Ruhamah (see 1:6)
  6. Hosea 2:23 Hebrew Lo-Ammi (see 1:9)

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