New Living Translation
"Then Oholah lusted after other lovers instead of me, and she gave her love to the Assyrian officers.
King James Bible
And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbours,
Darby Bible Translation
And Oholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she lusted after her lovers, after the Assyrians her neighbours,
World English Bible
Oholah played the prostitute when she was mine; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians [her] neighbors,
Young's Literal Translation
And go a-whoring doth Aholah under Me, And she doteth on her lovers, On the neighbouring Assyrians,
Ezekiel 23:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:5 Played the harlot - United in idolatry, with the Assyrians. Mine - When under my government, and protection.
2 Kings 15:19
Then King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria invaded the land. But Menahem paid him thirty-seven tons of silver to gain his support in tightening his grip on royal power.
2 Kings 16:7
King Ahaz sent messengers to King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria with this message: "I am your servant and your vassal. Come up and rescue me from the attacking armies of Aram and Israel."
2 Kings 17:3
King Shalmaneser of Assyria attacked King Hoshea, so Hoshea was forced to pay heavy tribute to Assyria.
You have prostituted yourself with the Assyrians, too. It seems you can never find enough new lovers! And after your prostitution there, you still were not satisfied.
The older girl was named Oholah, and her sister was Oholibah. I married them, and they bore me sons and daughters. I am speaking of Samaria and Jerusalem, for Oholah is Samaria and Oholibah is Jerusalem.
"When Israel and Judah saw how sick they were, Israel turned to Assyria--to the great king there--but he could neither help nor cure them.
Like a wild donkey looking for a mate, they have gone up to Assyria. The people of Israel have sold themselves--sold themselves to many lovers.
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