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Ezekiel 23:17 NIV

17 Then the Babylonians came to her, to the bed of love, and in their lust they defiled her. After she had been defiled by them, she turned away from them in disgust.

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  • a 23:14 - Or "Babylonians"
  • b 23:15 - Or "Babylonia" ; also in verse 16
  • c 23:21 - Syriac (see also verse 3); Hebrew "caressed because of your young breasts"
  • d 23:24 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.