Hosea 3:2
Good News Translation
So I paid fifteen pieces of silver and seven bushels of barley to buy her.

Contemporary English Version
So I paid 15 pieces of silver and about 150 kilograms of grain for such a woman.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for a core of barley, and for half a core of barley.

New American Bible
So I acquired her for myself for fifteen pieces of silver and a homer and a lethech of barley.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for a core of barley, and for half a core of barley.

I bought.

Genesis 31:41 And in this manner have I served thee in thy house twenty years, fourteen for thy daughters, and six for thy flocks: thou hast changed also my wages ten times.

Genesis 34:12 Raise the dowry, and ask gifts, and I will gladly give what you shall demand: only give me this damsel to wife.

Exodus 22:17 If the maid's father will not give her to him, he shall give money according to the dowry, which virgins are wont to receive.

1 Samuel 18:25 And Saul said: Speak thus to David: The king desireth not any dowry, but only a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. Now Saul thought to deliver David into the hands of the Philistines.

an homer.

Leviticus 27:16 And if he vow the field of his possession, and consecrate it to the Lord, the price shall be rated according to the measure of the seed. If the ground be sown with thirty bushels of barley, let it be sold for fifty sicles of silver.

Isaiah 5:10 For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.

Ezekiel 45:11 The ephi and the bate shall be equal, and of one measure: that the bate may contain the tenth part of a core, and the ephi the tenth part of a core: their weight shall be equal according to the measure of a core.

half homer.

Context
Hosea Redeems His Wife
1And the Lord said to me: Go yet again, and love a woman beloved of her friend, and an adulteress: as the Lord loveth the children of Israel, and they look to strange gods, and love the husks of the grapes. 2And I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for a core of barley, and for half a core of barley.3And I said to her: Thou shalt wait for me many days: thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt be no man's, and I also will wait for thee.…
Cross References
Ruth 4:10
And have taken to wife Ruth, the Moabitess, the wife of Mahalon, to raise up the name of the deceased in his inheritance lest his name be cut off, from among his family and his brethren and his people. You, I say, are witnesses of this thing.

Hosea 3:3
And I said to her: Thou shalt wait for me many days: thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt be no man's, and I also will wait for thee.

Additional Translations
So I bought her for fifteen shekels of silver and a homer and a lethek of barley.So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an half homer of barley:

So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and a homer of barley, and a half-homer of barley;

So I hired her to myself for fifteen pieces of silver, and a homer of barley, and a flagon of wine.

So I bought her to me for fifteen silver [pieces], and for a homer of barley, and a half-homer of barley.

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

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

So I bought her for myself for fifteen pieces of silver and a homer and a half of barley.

And I buy her to me for fifteen silverlings, and a homer and a letech of barley;
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