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Loammi
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Not My People, Son of Hosea
Lo-Ammi, Son of Hosea (לֹא עַמִּי‎, lo' ammiy). A son of Hosea whose name means “not my people,” signifying God’s rejection of Israel (Hos 1:9; 2:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Not My People (Person)
NOT MY PEOPLE (PERSON) [Heb lōʾ (לֹא‎). ʿammı̂ (עַמִּי)]. The third child, a son, born to the prophet Hosea and his wife Gomer (Hos 1:9). At God’s command, Hosea gave each of his three children names symbolizing divine judgment against Israel. This last of Hosea’s children bears the most drastic of the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lo-ammi
Lo-ammi. Symbolic name, meaning “Not My People” (Hos 1:9), given by the prophet Hosea to his son.See Ammi.
Not My People
Not My People. Symbolic name given by the prophet Hosea to his third son (Hos 1:9) as a warning of the coming judgment of God upon Israel.See Ammi.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lo-ammi
Lo-ammi loāmʹmē loāmʹmī [Heb. lōʾ ʿammî—‘not my people’ (so RSV); LXX Gk. ou laós mou, translation rather than transliteration]. The AV and NEB transliteration of the name of the third child (second son) born to the prophet Hosea and his first wife Gomer, ca 755 b.c. (Hos. 1:9). Hosea’s three
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ammi
LO-AMMI Symbolic name, meaning “Not My People” (Hos 1:9), given by the prophet Hosea to his son. See Ammi.
Not My People
NOT MY PEOPLE Symbolic name given by the prophet Hosea to his third son (Hos 1:9) as a warning of the coming judgment of God upon Israel. See Ammi.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lo-Ammi
LO-AMMI. The Heb. name of Hosea’s third child by Gomer (Hos 1:9), meaning “not my people,” is to be understood as a symbolic contrast to Ammi, “my people” (Hos 2:1, 23). The name designates the northern kingdom called Israel. Symbolically, therefore, Israel as “not my people” is contrasted with Judah,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lo-Ammi
Lo-Ammi (Heb. lōʾ ʿammɩ̂)A symbolic name (“Not My People”) that the prophet Hosea was commanded to give to his and Gomer’s third child (Hos. 1:9; cf. v. 10; 2:1, 23 [MT 2:1, 3, 25]).
Not My People
Not My PeopleLo-ammi (Heb. lōʾ ʿammɩ̂), the name of Hosea’s third child, a son. God tells the prophet to name his son accordingly, thus symbolizing the broken covenant (Hos. 1:9). When Yahweh later promises to restore Israel he will say paronomastically, “You are my people” (Hos. 2:23 [MT 25]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ammi
Lo-Ammi [lō ămˊē] (Heb. lō˒ ˓ammî “not my people”). A symbolic name that the prophet Hosea was commanded to give to his and Gomer’s third child (Hos. 1:9; RSV “Not my people”; cf. v. 10; 2:1, 23 [MT 2:1, 3, 25]). See Ammi.
Not My People
Not My People (Heb. lō˒ ˓ammî). The name of Hosea’s third child, a son. God told the prophet to name his son accordingly because “you are not my people and I am not your God” (Hos. 1:9; KJV “Loammi”), thus symbolizing the broken covenant. When Yahweh later promises to restore Israel he will say
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-ammi
Lo-am´mi (not my people), the figurative name given by the prophet Hosea to his second son by Gomer the daughter of Diblaim, Hos. 1:9, to denote the rejection of the kingdom of Israel by Jehovah. Its significance is explained in vs. 9, 10.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ammi
LO-AM´MI (lōʹam-i; “not my people”). The figurative name given by the prophet Hosea to his second son by Gomer, the daughter of Diblaim (Hos. 1:9), to denote the rejection of the kingdom of Israel by Jehovah. Its significance is explained in vv. 9–10.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Lo-ammi
Lo-amminot my people, a symbolical name given by God’s command to Hosea’s second son in token of Jehovah’s rejection of his people (Hos. 1:9, 10), his treatment of them as a foreign people. This Hebrew word is rendered by “not my people” in ver. 10; 2:23.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lo-Ammi
LO-AMMI [loe AM eye] (not my people) — the name given by the prophet Hosea to his second son (Hos. 1:9–10; 2:23) to symbolize God’s rejection of the nation of Israel (Rom. 9:25–26).
See also
Relatives
Hosea Father
Gomer Mother
Jezreel Brother
Lo-ruhamah Sister
Beeri Grandfather
Diblaim Grandfather