Hosea 10:8

Hebrew Bible

5 The inhabitants of Samaria will lament over the calf idol of Beth Aven. Its people will mourn over it; its idolatrous priests will wail over it, because its splendor will be taken from them into exile. 6 Even the calf idol will be carried to Assyria as tribute for the great king. Ephraim will be disgraced; Israel will be put to shame because of its wooden idol. 7 Samaria and its king will be carried off like a twig on the surface of the waters. 8 The high places of the “House of Wickedness” will be destroyed; it is the place where Israel sins. Thorns and thistles will grow up over its altars. Then they will say to the mountains, “Cover us!” and to the hills, “Fall on us!” 9 “O Israel, you have sinned since the time of Gibeah, and there you have remained. Did not war overtake the evildoers in Gibeah? 10 When I please, I will discipline them; I will gather nations together to attack them, to bind them in chains for their two sins.

Revelation 6:16

New Testament

12 Then I looked when the Lamb opened the sixth seal, and a huge earthquake took place; the sun became as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon became blood red; 13 and the stars in the sky fell to the earth like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when shaken by a fierce wind. 14 The sky was split apart like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place. 15 Then the kings of the earth, the very important people, the generals, the rich, the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains. 16 They said to the mountains and to the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who is seated on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb, 17 because the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to withstand it?”

 Notes and References

"... Revelation employs biblical language and imagery in every chapter, but the author never quotes texts exactly. In some cases he paraphrases a biblical passage rather closely (e.g., Hosea 10:8/Revelation 6:16; Isaiah 25:8/Revelation 7:17), but often the connections are less direct. Some studies note nearly three hundred possible allusions to Scripture in Revelation, yet a precise number is difficult to determine because it is not always clear what qualifies as an allusion. Moreover, a single passage in Revelation may combine elements from several biblical texts, as in the proclamation of God as holy and almighty (Revelation 4:8/Isaiah 6:3; Amos 3:13), or may recall expressions that appear in similar forms in multiple passages of Scripture, such as the promise of God dwelling among people in a covenant relationship. The clearest and most frequent allusions are to the books of Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, and Psalms, but the writer also draws on all the books in the Pentateuch, along with Samuel, Kings, Job, Proverbs, Jeremiah, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah, and Zechariah. Some scholars note possible allusions to passages in Judges, Esther, Song of Solomon, Ecclesiastes, Habakkuk, and Malachi, though these are less apparent ..."

Koester, Craig R. Revelation: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (p. 123) Yale University Press, 2014

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