New Living Translation
And the LORD said, "Name him Lo-ammi--'Not my people'--for Israel is not my people, and I am not their God.
King James Bible
Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God.
Darby Bible Translation
and he said, Call his name Lo-ammi; for ye are not my people, and I will not be for you.
World English Bible
He said, "Call his name Lo-Ammi; for you are not my people, and I will not be yours.
Young's Literal Translation
and He saith, 'Call his name Lo-Ammi, for ye are not My people, and I am not for you;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:9 Loammi - That is, not my people. Tho' once you were a peculiar people, you are so no more; you are cast off as you deserved. I will not be your God - I will be a God to you, no more than to any of the Heathen nations. This God executed when he gave them up into the hands of Salmaneser, who sent them where none now can find them.
The book of Hosea divides naturally into two parts: i.-iii. and iv.-xiv., the former relatively clear and connected, the latter unusually disjointed and obscure. The difference is so unmistakable that i.-iii. have usually been assigned to the period before the death of Jeroboam II, and iv.-xiv. to the anarchic period which succeeded. Certainly Hosea's prophetic career began before the end of Jeroboam's reign, as he predicts the fall of the reigning dynasty, i. 4, which practically ended with Jeroboam's …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The next day, when Pashhur finally released him, Jeremiah said, "Pashhur, the LORD has changed your name. From now on you are to be called 'The Man Who Lives in Terror.'
After Gomer had weaned Lo-ruhamah, she again became pregnant and gave birth to a second son.
"Yet the time will come when Israel's people will be like the sands of the seashore--too many to count! Then, at the place where they were told, 'You are not my people,' it will be said, 'You are children of the living God.'
At that time I will plant a crop of Israelites and raise them for myself. I will show love to those I called 'Not loved.' And to those I called 'Not my people,' I will say, 'Now you are my people.' And they will reply, 'You are our God!'"
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