16:8 “‘Then I passed by you and watched you, noticing 1 that you had reached the age for love. 2 I spread my cloak 3 over you and covered your nakedness. I swore a solemn oath to you and entered into a marriage covenant with you, declares the sovereign Lord, and you became mine.
23:17 The Babylonians crawled into bed with her. 4 They defiled her with their lust; after she was defiled by them, she 5 became disgusted with them.
1 tn The word הִנֵּה (hinneh, traditionally “behold”) indicates becoming aware of something and has been translated here as a participle.
4 tn Heb “The sons of Babel came to her on a bed of love.”
5 tn Heb “her soul.”