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Hosea 2:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness. Then you will know the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I will even betroth thee to me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and I will betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea I will take thee unto myself, in faithfulness,—So shalt thou know Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And betrothed thee to Me in faithfulness, And thou hast known Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will espouse thee to me in faith: and thou shalt know that I am the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I will euen betroth thee vnto me in faithfulnesse, and thou shalt know the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and I will betroth thee to myself in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I will even betroth 781
{0781} Prime
A primitive root; to engage for matrimony.
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
thee unto me in faithfulness: 530
{0530} Prime
Feminine of H0529; literally firmness; figuratively security; moral fidelity.
and thou shalt know 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Hosea 2:19-20.

Hosea 2:20

_ _ faithfulness — to My new covenant of grace with thee (1 Thessalonians 5:24; Hebrews 10:23).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Hosea 2:14-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Hosea 2:20

I will even betroth thee unto me in (y) faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.

(y) With a covenant that will never be broken.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Jeremiah 9:24 But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I [am] the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these [things] I delight, saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 24:7 And I will give them an heart to know me, that I [am] the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.
Jeremiah 31:33-34 But this [shall be] the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. ... And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.
Ezekiel 38:23 Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I [am] the LORD.
Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and [he] to whomsoever the Son will reveal [him].
Luke 10:22 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and [he] to whom the Son will reveal [him].
John 8:55 Yet ye have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.
John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Philippians 3:8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things [but] loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them [but] dung, that I may win Christ,
Colossians 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
2 Timothy 1:12 For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
Hebrews 8:11 And they shall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.
1 John 4:6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, [even] in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
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Jr 9:24; 24:7; 31:33. Ezk 38:23. Mt 11:27. Lk 10:22. Jn 8:55; 17:3. 2Co 4:6. Php 3:8. Col 1:10. 2Ti 1:12. He 8:11. 1Jn 4:6; 5:20.

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