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Hosea 12:13

Context
NETBible

The Lord brought Israel out of Egypt by a prophet, and due to a prophet 1  Israel 2  was preserved alive. 3 

XREF

Ex 12:50,51; Ex 13:3; 1Sa 12:8; Ps 77:20; Isa 63:11,12; Ho 13:4,5; Am 2:11,12; Mic 6:4; Ac 3:22,23; Ac 7:35-37

NET © Notes

tn Heb “by a prophet” (so NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).

tn Heb “he”; the referent (Israel) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Heb “was protected”; NASB “was kept.” The verb שָׁמַר (shamar, “to watch, guard, keep, protect”) is repeated in 12:13-14 HT (12:12-13 ET). This repetition creates parallels between Jacob’s sojourn in Aram and Israel’s sojourn in the wilderness. Jacob “tended = kept” (שָׁמַר) sheep in Aram, and Israel was “preserved = kept” (נִשְׁמָר, nishmar) by Moses in the wilderness.



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