11 (A)“Her sister Oholibah saw this, and she became (B)more corrupt than her sister[a] in her lust and in her whoring, which was worse than that of her sister.

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  1. Ezekiel 23:11 Hebrew than she

She saw that for all the adulteries of that faithless one, Israel, (A)I had sent her away with (B)a decree of divorce. (C)Yet her treacherous sister Judah did not fear, but she too went (D)and played the whore. Because she took her whoredom lightly, she polluted the land, committing adultery with (E)stone and tree. 10 Yet for all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to me (F)with her whole heart, but in pretense, declares the Lord.”

11 And the Lord said to me, (G)“Faithless Israel has shown herself more righteous than treacherous Judah.

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Oholah was the name of the elder and Oholibah the name of her sister. (A)They became mine, and they (B)bore sons and daughters. As for their names, Oholah is (C)Samaria, and Oholibah is Jerusalem.

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47 (A)Not only did you walk in their ways and do according to their abominations; within a very little time (B)you were more corrupt than they in all your ways. 48 (C)As I live, declares the Lord God, your sister (D)Sodom and her daughters have not done as you and your daughters have done. 49 Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, (E)excess of food, and prosperous ease, but did not aid the poor and needy. 50 They were haughty and (F)did an abomination before me. So (G)I removed them, when I saw it. 51 (H)Samaria has not committed half your sins. You have committed more abominations than they, and (I)have made your sisters appear righteous by all the abominations that you have committed.

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