Hosea 1:1 identifies the author as “Hosea, the son of Beeri.” Apart from his father’s identification, nothing else is known about Hosea’s lineage, unless Beeri is to be identified with the Beerah of 1 Chron. 5:6. If these are the same, Hosea would be of the tribe of Reuben. Although speculative, this would confirm his northern roots. Hosea’s uniqueness is that he was a prophet from the north ministering to the north. Hosea’s name means “salvation.”

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