3:1 And the LORD said to me, "Go again, love a woman who is beloved of a paramour and is an adulteress; even as the LORD loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love cakes of raisins."
3:1 The LORD said to me again, "Go, love a woman who has a lover and is an adulteress, just as the LORD loves the people of Israel, though they turn to other gods and love raisin cakes."

3:2 So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer and a lethech of barley.
3:2 So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer of barley and a measure of wine.

3:3 And I said to her, "You must dwell as mine for many days; you shall not play the harlot, or belong to another man; so will I also be to you."
3:3 And I said to her, "You must remain as mine for many days; you shall not play the whore, you shall not have intercourse with a man, nor I with you."

3:4 For the children of Israel shall dwell many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or pillar, without ephod or teraphim.
3:4 For the Israelites shall remain many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or pillar, without ephod or teraphim.

3:5 Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and they shall come in fear to the LORD and to his goodness in the latter days.
3:5 Afterward the Israelites shall return and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; they shall come in awe to the LORD and to his goodness in the latter days.