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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.]
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles
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(hoʊˈzi ə, -ˈzeɪ ə)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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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.
He explains that the hypothesis rests upon two central claims concerning the composition history of the prophetic texts of Hosea, Amos, Micah, and Zephaniah.
Hosea's video was uploaded by his mom, Ann Baldemor Moneda, last June 15.
Hosea said he was "over the moon" to have his pet back and wished to thank everyone who had shared the posts.
Anyone who spots Rico or has information on his whereabouts can contact Hosea on 07577 066161 or Aymie on 07712 341249.
While moving the motion to adopt the petition MCA Hosea Some said that they found the petitioners to be truthful.
Speaking on behalf of the council, Hosea Agboola said they would offer advice driven by the fear of God and the need to improve the lives of the people of the state.
Known as a lawyer for businesses of all sizes, Hosea founded the firm with his father-in-law, David McNamee, in 1982 with a culture that prioritized doing things the right way and maintaining the "highest moral standards," even if that mean letting a client go from time to time, managing principal Garth Beall said Monday.
Timothy Hosea, team physician and Chair of the Sports Medicine and Research Committee for the United States national rowing teams, sometimes prescribes sleep aids for his athletes, but notes, "If you feel you need a sleep aid but haven't used those drugs before, you should probably try taking Tylenol PM or Benadryl.