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So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an half homer of barley:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

3:2 fifteen pieces of silver. This is half the price of a slave (see Exodus 21:32), an indication of the depth to which Gomer had sunk in her harlotry.

3:2 an homer. One-and-a-half homers is roughly ten bushels, barley being considered only as animal food.

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