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Ho·se·a 1

 (hō-zē′ə, -zā′ə)
A Hebrew prophet of the eighth century bc.

[Hebrew hôšēa', salvation, from hôšîa', to save; see wṯʕ in Semitic roots.]

Ho·se·a 2

 (hō-zē′ə, -zā′ə)
See Table at Bible.

[After Hosea.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles


(hoʊˈzi ə, -ˈzeɪ ə)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hosea - a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)Hosea - a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)
2.Hosea - an Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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The landlord of the Spouter-Inn had recommended us to his cousin Hosea Hussey of the Try Pots, whom he asserted to be the proprietor of one of the best kept hotels in all Nantucket, and moreover he had assured us that cousin Hosea, as he called him, was famous for his chowders.
Hussey wore a polished necklace of codfish vertebra; and Hosea Hussey had his account books bound in superior old shark-skin.
The words of the stern prophet Hosea that I used to read come back to me.
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NextStep collects the lights, sells them to a metals recycler and donates the proceeds to Hosea.
Just as Hosea echoes the covenant terminology of returning to the Lord, so does Solomon in I Kings 8:33-35, Should your people Israel be routed by an enemy because they have sinned against You, and then turn back (shavu) to You .
The book of Hosea is erotic, both sexual and sensual.
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We went home that evening and my husband woke up the next morning and I was in the process of cancelling out the venue and he said, 'No, what we'll do is donate it to Hosea Feed the Hungry,' Carol Fowler told ABCNews.