Ezekiel 23:12
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New International Version
She too lusted after the Assyrians--governors and commanders, warriors in full dress, mounted horsemen, all handsome young men.

King James Bible
She doted upon the Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them desirable young men.

Darby Bible Translation
She lusted after the children of Asshur [her] neighbours, governors and rulers, clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding upon horses, all of them attractive young men.

World English Bible
She doted on the Assyrians, governors and rulers, [her] neighbors, clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding on horses, all of them desirable young men.

Young's Literal Translation
On sons of Asshur she hath doted, Governors and prefects, Neighbouring ones -- clothed in perfection, Horsemen, riding on horses, Desirable young men all of them.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Clothed with blue - The purple dye was highly valued among the ancients, and at first was only used by kings, at last it was used among the military, particularly by officers of high rank in the country.

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Ezekiel 23:5 And Aholah played the harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her lovers, on the Assyrians her neighbors,

Ezekiel 16:28 You have played the whore also with the Assyrians, because you were insatiable; yes, you have played the harlot with them...

2 Kings 16:7-15 So Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, saying, I am your servant and your son: come up...

2 Chronicles 28:16-23 At that time did king Ahaz send to the kings of Assyria to help him...

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Ezekiel 23:6,23 Which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses...

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How those are to be Admonished who have had Experience of the Sins of the Flesh, and those who have Not.
(Admonition 29.) Differently to be admonished are those who are conscious of sins of the flesh, and those who know them not. For those who have had experience of the sins of the flesh are to be admonished that, at any rate after shipwreck, they should fear the sea, and feel horror at their risk of perdition at least when it has become known to them; lest, having been mercifully preserved after evil deeds committed, by wickedly repeating the same they die. Whence to the soul that sins and never
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
2 Kings 16:7
Ahaz sent messengers to say to Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria, "I am your servant and vassal. Come up and save me out of the hand of the king of Aram and of the king of Israel, who are attacking me."

Ezekiel 16:28
You engaged in prostitution with the Assyrians too, because you were insatiable; and even after that, you still were not satisfied.

Ezekiel 23:6
clothed in blue, governors and commanders, all of them handsome young men, and mounted horsemen.

Ezekiel 23:13
I saw that she too defiled herself; both of them went the same way.

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