Answers – To Difficult Questions (Book Of Hosea) Select From a Study Below: Hosea 1:2—How could a holy God who condemns harlotry command Hosea to marry a harlot? Hosea 3:4-5 Does this passage predict the modern regathering of Israel? Hosea 6:6—Do the prophets disavow the sacrificial system of Moses? Hosea 8:13—How can this verse say that Ephraim will return to Egypt when 11:5 says that Ephraim will not return there? Hosea 11:1 – How could Matthew quote Hosea as a “fulfillment” of Jesus, when Hosea was referring to the nation of Israel?