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Lo-ruhamah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ruhamah
Lo-Ruhamah, Daughter of Hosea (לֹא רֻחָמָה‎, lo' ruchamah). Prophetic name meaning “not pitied,” “no pity, “no mercy,” or “no compassion.” The name given to a daughter of Hosea and used as a wordplay (Hos 1:6, 8; compare 2:1, 23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Not Pitied (Person)
NOT PITIED (PERSON) [Heb lōʾ (לֹא‎). ruḥāmâ (רֻחָמָה)]. The second child, a daughter, born to the prophet HOSEA and his wife Gomer (Hos 1:6, 8). Her name is explained (v 6) as a sign that God will “no more have pity on the house of Israel.” The Hebrew word translated “pitied” (rḥm) also has the broader
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lo-ruhamah
Lo-ruhamah. Symbolic name, meaning “Not Pitied” (Hos 1:6, 8), given by the prophet Hosea to his daughter, indicating God’s rejection of Israel.See Ruhamah.
Not Pitied
Not Pitied. Symbolic name given by the prophet Hosea to his daughter (Hos 1:6, 8) as a warning of the coming judgment of God upon Israel.See Ruhamah.
Ruhamah
Ruhamah. One of two symbolic names showing God’s altered perspective toward Israel from one of hostility to one of mercy. God’s attitude of displeasure was symbolized by the name Lo-ruhamah (meaning, “not pitied”), which Hosea named his daughter. God was withdrawing his compassion on Israel because of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lo-Ruhamah
Lo-Ruhamah lō-roo;-hăʹm+ [Heb. lōʾ ruḥāmâ—‘not shown compassion’ (cf. RSV “Not pitied”); LXX Gk. Ouk ēle ēménē, translation rather than transliteration]. The AV and NEB transliteration of the name of the second child (only daughter) born to the prophet Hosea and his wife Gomer, ca 758 b.c.
Ruhamah
Ruhamah roo̅-häʹmə [Heb. ruḥāmâ—‘shown compassion’; Gk. Ēleēménē, translation rather than transliteration]. The AV transliteration of the new name by which Hosea’s daughter Lo-ruhamah is to be called (Hos. 2:1 [MT 3]). The new name (RSV “She has obtained pity”; NEB “You are loved”) is a confession
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ruhamah
LO-RUHAMAH Symbolic name, meaning “Not pitied” (Hos 1:6–8), given by the prophet Hosea to his daughter, indicating God’s rejection of Israel. See Ruhamah.
Not Loved, Not Pitied
NOT LOVED, NOT PITIED* Symbolic name given by the prophet Hosea to his daughter (Hos 1:6–8) as a warning of the coming judgment of God upon Israel. See Ruhamah.
Ruhamah
RUHAMAH One of two symbolic names showing God’s altered perspective toward Israel from one of hostility to one of mercy. God’s attitude of displeasure was symbolized by the name Lo-ruhamah (meaning “Not pitied”), which Hosea named his daughter. God had withdrawn his compassion from Israel because of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lo-Ruhamah
LO-RUHAMAH. A daughter, born to Gomer, Hosea’s wife (Hos 1:6) whose Heb. name means “not pitied.” As in the case of Hosea’s other children, Jezreel and Lo-ammi, the name Lo-ruhamah symbolizes the spiritual condition of Israel (the northern kingdom) in the time of Hosea. This kingdom had reached such
Ruhamah
Six columns of the Temple of Jupiter still stand majestically among the ruins of Baalbek. HFVRUHAMAH. A symbolic name (“she has obtained mercy”) applied to the daughters of the prophet Hosea. It was a prophecy and promise of the restoration of Israel when they should have repented and returned to
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ruhamah
RUHAMAH (Heb. ruḥāmâ, ‘pitied’). A symbolic name of Israel (Ho. 2:1, av; cf. Rom. 9:25–26; 1 Pet. 2:10) used to indicate the return of God’s mercy. A play on words is involved, for the second child of Gomer, wife of *Hosea, was called Loruhamah (‘unpitied’), denoting a time when God had turned his
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lo-Ruhamah
Lo-Ruhamah (Heb. lōʾ rqḥāmâ)A symbolic name (Heb. “Not pitied”) that the prophet Hosea was commanded to give to his and Gomer’s daughter (Hos. 1:6; cf. 2:1, 23 [MT 3, 25]).
Not Pitied
Not PitiedLo-ruhamah (Heb. lōʾ ruḥāmâ), the symbolic name given to Hosea’s second child, a daughter, indicating that Yahweh would no longer forgive the house of Israel (Hos. 1:6). When the covenant is later restored God will again “have pity” on Israel (Hos. 2:23 [MT 25]).
Ruhamah
Ruhamah (Heb. ruḥāmâ)“Pitied,” a name given to Hosea’s daughter (Hos. 2:1 [MT 3]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ruhamah
Lo-Ruhamah [lōˊrōō hāˊmə] (Heb. lō˒ruḥāmâ “not pitied”). A symbolic name that the prophet Hosea was commanded to give to his and Gomer’s daughter (Hos. 1:6; RSV “Not pitied”; cf. 2:1, 23 [MT 3, 25]).
Not Pitied
Not Pitied (Heb. lō˒ ruḥāmâ). The symbolic name given to Hosea’s second child, a daughter, indicating that Yahweh would no longer forgive the house of Israel (Hos. 1:6; KJV “Lo-ruhamah”). When the covenant is later restored God will again “have pity” on Israel (2:23 [MT 25]).
Ruhamah
Ruhamah [rōō hāˊmə]. A new name given to Hosea’s daughter (KJV, Hos. 2:1 [MT 3]). See Not Pitied.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-ruhamah
Lo-ruha´mah (the uncompassionated), the name of the daughter of Hosea the prophet, given to denote the utterly ruined condition of the kingdom of Israel. Hos. 1:6.
Ruhamah
Ru´hamah, or Ruha´mah (having obtained mercy). Hos. 2:1. The name, if name it be, is symbolical, and is addressed to the daughters of the people, to denote that they were still the objects of love and tender compassion.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ruhamah
LO-RUHA´MAH (lō-rū-haʹma; “not pitied, not favored”). The name divinely given to the second child (a daughter) of the prophet Hosea (1:6) to indicate that the Lord would not continue to show compassion toward the rebellious nation, as He up to this time had done under Jeroboam II (2 Kings 13:23). In
Ruhamah
RUHA´MAH (rū-haʹma; “she has received mercy”). A figurative title applied to the daughter of the prophet Hosea, signifying that God would restore Israel to favor (Hos. 2:1) on condition of their repenting and returning to Him. Both Peter (1 Pet. 2:10) and Paul (Rom. 9:25–26) quote this prophecy with
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-ruhamah
Lo-ruhamahnot pitied, the name of the prophet Hosea’s first daughter, a type of Jehovah’s temporary rejection of his people (Hos. 1:6; 2:23).
Ruhamah
Ruhamahhaving obtained mercy, a symbolical name given to the daughter of Hosea (2:1).
See also
Relatives
Hosea Father
Jezreel Brother
Loammi Brother
Beeri Grandfather