Your older sister was Samaria, who lived with her daughters to your north; and your younger sister was Sodom, who lived with her daughters to your south.
Cross ReferencesRevelation 11:8
Their bodies will lie in the street of the great city--figuratively called Sodom and Egypt--where their Lord was also crucified.
Lot looked out and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan, all the way to Zoar, was well watered like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
Then the LORD said, "The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great. Because their sin is so grievous,
While they were enjoying themselves, suddenly the wicked men of the city surrounded the house. Pounding on the door, they said to the old man who owned the house, "Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have relations with him!"
Because faithless Israel had committed adultery, I gave her a certificate of divorce and sent her away. Yet I saw that her unfaithful sister Judah had no fear and prostituted herself as well.
As surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, your sister Sodom and her daughters never did as you and your daughters have done.
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed, and complacent; they did not help the poor and needy.
"Son of man, there were two women, daughters of the same mother,
The older was named Oholah, and her sister was Oholibah. They became Mine and gave birth to sons and daughters. As for their identities, Oholah is Samaria, and Oholibah is Jerusalem.
and the villages on her mainland will be slain by the sword. Then they will know that I am the LORD.'
Chapter Outline1. Under the parable of a wretched infant is shown the natural state of Jerusalem
6. God's extraordinary love toward her,
15. Her grievous judgment
35. Her sin, equal to her mother,
46. and exceeding her sisters, Sodom and Samaria,
59. calls for judgments
60. Mercy is promised her in the end
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Ezekiel 23:4, 11, 31-33
Ezekiel 16:48, 49, 53-56, 61
Genesis 19:24, 25
Isaiah 1:9, 10
2 Peter 2:6
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