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Ezekiel 16:8

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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.

Ezekiel 23:17

Context
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.

2 tn See similar use of this term in Ezek 23:17; Prov 7:16; Song of Songs 4:10; 7:13.

3 tn Heb “wing” or “skirt.” The gesture symbolized acquiring a woman in early Arabia (similarly, see Deut 22:30; Ruth 3:9).

4 tn Heb “The sons of Babel came to her on a bed of love.”

5 tn Heb “her soul.”



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