New American Standard Bible
"Therefore, I gave her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, after whom she lusted.
King James Bible
Wherefore I have delivered her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, upon whom she doted.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore I gave her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the children of Asshur, after whom she lusted.
World English Bible
Therefore I delivered her into the hand of her lovers, into the hand of the Assyrians, on whom she doted.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore I have given her into the hand of her lovers, Into the hand of sons of Asshur on whom she doted.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For the cause which at last brought destruction on Israel, see marginal reference.
To a modern taste, Ezekiel does not appeal anything like so powerfully as Isaiah or Jeremiah. He has neither the majesty of the one nor the tenderness and passion of the other. There is much in him that is fantastic, and much that is ritualistic. His imaginations border sometimes on the grotesque and sometimes on the mechanical. Yet he is a historical figure of the first importance; it was very largely from him that Judaism received the ecclesiastical impulse by which for centuries it was powerfully …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And you, O desolate one, what will you do? Although you dress in scarlet, Although you decorate yourself with ornaments of gold, Although you enlarge your eyes with paint, In vain you make yourself beautiful. Your lovers despise you; They seek your life.
therefore, behold, I will gather all your lovers with whom you took pleasure, even all those whom you loved and all those whom you hated. So I will gather them against you from every direction and expose your nakedness to them that they may see all your nakedness.
"She uncovered her harlotries and uncovered her nakedness; then I became disgusted with her, as I had become disgusted with her sister.
"Therefore, O Oholibah, thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold I will arouse your lovers against you, from whom you were alienated, and I will bring them against you from every side:
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