"The word of the Lord that came to Hose'a the son of Be-e'ri, in the days of Uzzi'ah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezeki'ah, kings of Judah, and in the days of Jerobo'am the son of Jo'ash, king of Israel. "
The Family of Hosea
"When the Lord first spoke through Hose'a, the Lord said to Hose'a, ""Go, take to yourself a wife of harlotry and have children of harlotry, for the land commits great harlotry by forsaking the Lord."" "
"So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Dibla'im, and she conceived and bore him a son."