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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.
King James Bible
Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God.
American Standard Version
And Jehovah'said, Call his name Lo-ammi; for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God .
Young's Literal Translation
and He saith, 'Call his name Lo-Ammi, for ye are not My people, and I am not for you;
Hosea 1:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Call his name Lo-ammi - לא עמי Lo-ammi, "Not my people;" for which the reason is immediately given:
Ye are not my people, and I will not be your God - The word God is not added here by any of the ancient versions or MSS.; and yet the construction absolutely requires it, as Houbigant properly observes, who thinks the present reading לא אהיה לכם lo eheyeh lachem, "I will not be to you," a corruption of the word אלחיכם eloheychem, "your God." It is strange that no various reading occurs on this verse in any MS. yet discovered. In two of the oldest of mine there is a blank of half a line left after the last word; and so it is in the Masoretic Bibles, though the sense is not complete; for it is evidently continued in the following verse. Probably God refers to the words, Exodus 3:14 : אהיה אשר אהיה I am that I am. I am, אהיה eheyeh, - I shall be, hath sent me unto you. I will not be your eheyeh, i.e., I will not be your God.
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Lo-ammi. that is, Not my people.
Jeremiah 15:1 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...
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Jeremiah 20:3 The next day, when Pashhur released him from the stocks, Jeremiah said to him, "The LORD's name for you is not Pashhur, but Terror on Every Side.
Hosea 1:8 After she had weaned Lo-Ruhamah, Gomer had another son.
Hosea 1:10 "Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'children of the living God.'
Hosea 2:23 I will plant her for myself in the land; I will show my love to the one I called 'Not my loved one.' I will say to those called 'Not my people,' 'You are my people'; and they will say, 'You are my God.'"