Definition of Hosea
1. Noun. A minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC).
2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets
Definition of Hosea
1. Proper noun. A book of the Old Testament of the Bible. ¹
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Literary usage of Hosea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"It is generally thought that hosea n acquainted with the Book of Amos. ... hosea shows, and presumes in his hearers, u intimate knowledge of the past ..."
2. The Social Institutions and Ideals of the Bible: A Study of the Elements of by Theodore Gerald Soares (1915)
"Amos was also religious, but his word from Jehovah had to do almost entirely with the divine demand for just relations between men, while hosea was ..."
3. The Minor Prophets: With a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
"hosea, ie Salvation, or, the Lord saveth. The Prophet bare the name of our ... hosea, although a Prophet of Israel, marks his prophecy by the names of the ..."
4. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by Sir William Smith (1888)
"The circumstances, if they occurred ui » literal sense, must extend over a series of years : lity u>u!d have been known to the people only by hosea the ..."
5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Of the three reproaches of hosea against the people, viz., ethical degeneracy, ... That the sentence of disapproval which hosea pronounces ..."