treacherous, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God.
Therefore I handed her over to her lovers, the Assyrians
The Beloved about Her Lover: I am my lover’s
They have gone up to Assyria, like a wild donkey that wanders off. Ephraim has hired prostitutes as lovers.
All prostitutes receive payment,
“Oholah engaged in prostitution while she was mine.
“Therefore, Oholibah, this is what the sovereign Lord says: Look here,
ב (Bet) She weeps bitterly at night; tears stream down her cheeks.
“I will punish her for the festival days when she burned incense to the Baal idols;
ק (Qof) I called for my lovers,
You cause my friends and neighbors to keep their distance;
The Beloved about Her Lover: Listen!
The Beloved about Her Lover: My lover is mine and I am his; he grazes among the lilies.
The Beloved about Her Lover: I am my beloved’s, and he desires me!
not a drunkard, not violent, but gentle, not contentious, free from the love of money.
I will destroy her vines and fig trees, about which she said, “These are my wages for prostitution
People of Jerusalem,