Bible: Hosea 2:16-20
2:16 “At that time,” 1 declares the
so that you will never again utter their names!” 9
New Covenant Relationship with Repentant Israel
2:18 “At that time 10 I will make a covenant for them with the wild animals,
the birds of the air, and the creatures that crawl on the ground.
I will abolish 11 the warrior’s bow and sword
– that is, every weapon of warfare 12 – from the land,
and I will allow them to live securely.” 13
2:19 I will commit myself to you 14 forever;
I will commit myself to you in 15 righteousness and justice,
in steadfast love and tender compassion.
2:20 I will commit myself to you in faithfulness;