This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Hosea. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Hosea is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
Hosea Biblical Studies
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Hosea?
The definition and outline of Hosea is as follows: According to the Old Testament he was the minor Hebrew prophet and author of the book of prophecies bearing his name.
Biography, Facts and Information about Hosea
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Hosea: 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; 6:8,9; 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 1:1,2). He is the only prophet of Israel who has left any written prophecy.
We have selected Hosea as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Hosea - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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