[b-hebrew] Hos 1:10

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 21:56:52 EDT 2008

The practice in Biblical Hebrew was that where both men and women, sons and
daughters, were present, only the men or sons were mentioned. There was not
a separate word for children. So in Hosea 1:10 "children" cannot be ruled

Karl W. Randolph.

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Doug Belot <dbelot at bigpond.net.au> wrote:

> I wonder if anyone could tell me if Hos 1:10 is meant to be  , "sons of the
> living God" , or "children of the living God" , can we be as precise as that
> .
> doug belot

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