Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness. Then you will know the LORD.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I will take you to be My wife in faithfulness, and you will know the Lord.

International Standard Version

I will make you my wife because of my faithfulness, and you will know the LORD.

A Conservative Version

I will even betroth thee to me in faithfulness, and thou shall know LORD.

American Standard Version

I will even betroth thee unto me in faithfulness; and thou shalt know Jehovah.

Amplified

I will even betroth you to Me in stability and in faithfulness, and you shall know (recognize, be acquainted with, appreciate, give heed to, and cherish) the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

I will take you as my bride in good faith, and you will have knowledge of the Lord.

Darby Translation

and I will betroth thee unto me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will even betroth thee unto me in faith: and thou shalt know the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

And I betrothed thee to me in faithfulness, and thou knewest Jehovah.

King James 2000

I will even betroth you unto me in faithfulness: and you shall know the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{I will take you as my wife} in faithfulness, and you will know Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

I will even betroth you to Me in faithfulness. And you shall know Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In faith also will I marry thee, unto myself, and thou shalt know the LORD.

NET Bible

I will commit myself to you in faithfulness; then you will acknowledge the Lord."

New Heart English Bible

I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea I will take thee unto myself, in faithfulness, - So shalt thou know Yahweh.

Webster

I will even betroth thee to me in faithfulness: and thou shalt know the LORD.

World English Bible

I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And betrothed thee to Me in faithfulness, And thou hast known Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I will even betroth
ארשׂ 
'aras 
Usage: 11

אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

and thou shalt know
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Hosea 2:20

Context Readings

Israel's Adultery Forgiven

19 "I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and in justice, In lovingkindness and in compassion, 20 And I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness. Then you will know the LORD. 21 "It will come about in that day that I will respond," declares the LORD. "I will respond to the heavens, and they will respond to the earth,



Cross References

Jeremiah 31:33-34

"But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD, "I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 24:7

'I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the LORD; and they will be My people, and I will be their God, for they will return to Me with their whole heart.

Ezekiel 38:23

"I will magnify Myself, sanctify Myself, and make Myself known in the sight of many nations; and they will know that I am the LORD."'

Hosea 2:19

"I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me in righteousness and in justice, In lovingkindness and in compassion,

Hosea 6:6

For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Hosea 13:4

Yet I have been the LORD your God Since the land of Egypt; And you were not to know any god except Me, For there is no savior besides Me.

Matthew 11:27

"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

Luke 10:22

"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him."

John 8:55

and you have not come to know Him, but I know Him; and if I say that I do not know Him, I will be a liar like you, but I do know Him and keep His word.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

Hebrews 8:11

"AND THEY SHALL NOT TEACH EVERYONE HIS FELLOW CITIZEN, AND EVERYONE HIS BROTHER, SAYING, 'KNOW THE LORD,' FOR ALL WILL KNOW ME, FROM THE LEAST TO THE GREATEST OF THEM.

1 John 4:6

We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.

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