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Definitions of hosea
a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
an Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies Wordnet Dictionary DB
salvation, the son of Beeri, and author of the book of prophecies bearing his name. He belonged to the kingdom of Israel. "His Israelitish origin is attested by the peculiar, rough, Aramaizing diction, pointing to the northern part of Palestine; by the intimate acquaintance he evinces with the localities of Ephraim ( 5:1 ; Daniel 6:8 Daniel 6:9 ; 12:12 ; 14:6 , etc.); by passages like 1:2 , where the kingdom is styled 'the land', and 7:5 , where the Israelitish king is designated as 'our' king." The period of his ministry (extending to some sixty years) is indicated in the superscription ( Hosea 1:1 Hosea 1:2 ). He is the only prophet of Israel who has left any written prophecy. biblestudytools.com
(salvation ), son of Beeri, and first of the minor prophets. Probably the life, or rather the prophetic career, of Hosea extended from B.C. 784 to 723, a period of fifty-nine years. The prophecies of Hosea were delivered in the kingdom of Israel. Jeroboam II was on the throne, and Israel was at the height of its earthly splendor. Nothing is known of the prophets life excepting what may be gained from his book. biblestudytools.com
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