Ezekiel 23:17

23:17 The Babylonians crawled into bed with her. They defiled her with their lust; after she was defiled by them, she became disgusted with them.

Ezekiel 23:23

23:23 the Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod, Shoa, and Koa, and all the Assyrians with them, desirable young men, all of them governors and officials, officers and nobles, all of them riding on horses.

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

tn Heb “her soul.”

sn Pekod was the name of an Aramean tribe (known as Puqudu in Mesopotamian texts) that lived in the region of the Tigris River.

sn Shoa was the name of a nomadic people (the Sutu) that lived in Mesopotamia.

sn Koa was the name of another Mesopotamian people group (the Qutu).