Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then said the LORD unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the LORD toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.
The beginning of the word of Jehovah by Hosea. And Jehovah will say to Hosea, Go, take to thee a wife of fornication and children of fornication; for the land committing fornication, will commit fornication from after Jehovah.
How shall I give thee up, O Ephraim? Shall I deliver thee over, O Israel? How shall I give thee as the earth? Shall I set thee as roes? My heart was turned upon me; my grievings were kindled together.
For thou a holy people to Jehovah thy God: in thee Jehovah thy God chose to be to him a people of property from all the peoples which are upon the face of the earth.
And they will remove the strange gods from the midst of them, and they will serve Jehovah: and his soul will be shortened for the labor of Israel.
2 Kings 13:23
And Jehovah will compassionate them, and he will pity them, and he will turn to them on account of his covenant with Abraham, Isaak, and Jacob; and he would not destroy them, and he cast them not from his face even till now.
Also when they made to them a molten calf, and they will say, This thy God which brought thee up from Egypt; and they will make great reproaches;
Many times he will deliver them, and they will embitter with their counsel, and they will be brought low in their iniquity.
Saying, If a man shall send away his wife, and she went from him and she was to another man, shall he yet turn back to her? Being defiled, shall not that land be defiled? and thou committedst fornication with many shepherds; and turn back to me, says Jehovah.
Is Ephraim a precious son to me? if a child of delights? for whenever my speaking against him, remembering, I shall remember him yet; for this the bowels were put in motion to me compassionating, I will compassionate him, says Jehovah.
Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.
For this, thus said Jehovah: I turned back to Jerusalem with mercies: my house shall be built in it, says Jehovah of armies, and a cord shall be stretched forth upon Jerusalem.
He succored Israel his servant, remembering mercy;
Behold, as the eyes of servants to the hand of their lords, as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes are to Jehovah our God, even till he compassionate us.
In that day shall the man look upon him making him, and his eyes shall look to the Holy One of Israel
Look to me all ye ends of the earth and be saved, for I am God, and none else.
I will look about for Jehovah, I will wait for God my deliverer; my God will hear me.
Fornication and wine and new wine will take away the heart.
The day of our king the chiefs began anger from wine; stretching forth his hand with mockers.
Thou shalt not rejoice, O Israel; exult not as the peoples: for thou didst commit fornication from thy God; thou didst love a gift upon all the threshing-floors of grain.
And they will rise early early on the morrow, and they will raise up a burnt-offering, and they will bring near peace; and the people will sit down to eat and drink, and they will rise up to play.
And they will go forth to the field, and they will gather their vineyards, and they will tread down, and they will make rejoicings, and go in to the house of their God, and they will eat and drink, and curse Abimelech.
And upon garments taken in pledge they will turn by every altar, and they will drink the wine of the amerced in the house of their God.
Drinking wine in vases, and they will anoint with the chief of ointments: and they were not grieved for the breaking of Joseph.
1 Corinthians 10:7
Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them; as has been written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
1 Peter 4:3
For the time of life passed over sufficient for us to have wrought the will of the nations, having gone in licentiousness, eager desires, drunkenness, revellings, drinkings, and criminal idolatries:
The wife committing adultery, instead of her husband she will take strangers