And I said unto her, you shall abide with me many days; you shall not play the harlot, and you shall not be for another man: so will I also be to you.
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George Leo Haydock
Man's. After the person was espoused, any infidelity was punished as if she had been married. It does not appear that Osee took this woman to wife. (Calmet)
But he signified that the people must wait for God, in captivity. (Theodoret; Sanctius lv.)