Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ezekiel 23:5 in English Standard Version "“Oholah played the whore while she was mine, and she lusted after her lovers the Assyrians, warriors" Nu 5:19 Then the priest shall make her take an oath, saying, ‘If no man has lain with you, and if you have not turned aside to uncleanness while you were under your husband’s authority, be free from this water of bitterness that brings the curse. 2Ki 15:19 Pul the king of Assyria came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that he might help him to confirm his hold on the royal power. 2Ki 17:3 Against him came up Shalmaneser king of Assyria. And Hoshea became his vassal and paid him tribute. Ho 2:5 For their mother has played the whore; she who conceived them has acted shamefully. For she said, ‘I will go after my lovers, who give me my bread and my water, my wool and my flax, my oil and my drink.’ Ho 8:9 For they have gone up to Assyria, a wild donkey wandering alone; Ephraim has hired lovers.