New Living Translation
I will be faithful to you and make you mine, and you will finally know me as the LORD.
King James Bible
I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Jehovah.
World English Bible
I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And betrothed thee to Me in faithfulness, And thou hast known Jehovah.
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LibraryAnd that this Race was to Become an Holy People was Declared in the Twelve...
And that this race was to become an holy people was declared in the Twelve Prophets  by Hosea, thus: I will call that which was not (my) people, my people; and her that was not beloved, beloved. It shall come to pass that in the place where it was called not my people, there shall they be called sons of the Living God. (Hos. ii. 23, i. 10) This also is that which was said by John the Baptist: That God is able of these stones to raise up sons to Abraham. For our hearts being withdrawn and taken …
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching
Entire Sanctification in Prophecy.
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
The Controversy Concerning Fasting
Never again will you be called "The Forsaken City" or "The Desolate Land." Your new name will be "The City of God's Delight" and "The Bride of God," for the LORD delights in you and will claim you as his bride.
"But this is the new covenant I will make with the people of Israel on that day," says the LORD. "I will put my instructions deep within them, and I will write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.
And they will not need to teach their neighbors, nor will they need to teach their relatives, saying, 'You should know the LORD.' For everyone, from the least to the greatest, will know me already," says the LORD. "And I will forgive their wickedness, and I will never again remember their sins."
I will find joy doing good for them and will faithfully and wholeheartedly replant them in this land.
And when I passed by again, I saw that you were old enough for love. So I wrapped my cloak around you to cover your nakedness and declared my marriage vows. I made a covenant with you, says the Sovereign LORD, and you became mine.
I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices. I want you to know me more than I want burnt offerings.
"I have been the LORD your God ever since I brought you out of Egypt. You must acknowledge no God but me, for there is no other savior.
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