2 Son of man, there were two women, the daughters of one [a]mother.
3 And they committed fornication in [b]Egypt, they committed fornication in their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they bruised the teats of their virginity.
4 And the names of [c]them were Oholah the elder, and Oholibah her sister: and they were mine, and they bare sons and daughters: thus were their names: Samaria is Oholah, and Jerusalem Oholibah.
Ezekiel 23:2Meaning, Israel and Judah, which came both out of one family.
Ezekiel 23:3They became idolaters after the manner of the Egyptians.
Ezekiel 23:4Oholah signifieth a mansion or dwelling in herself, meaning Samaria, which was the royal city of Israel and Oholibah signifieth my mansion in her, whereby is meant Jerusalem, where God’s Temple was.
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