Ezekiel Chapter 23 Star Chart: Clockwise from 677 B.C. when Esar-Haddon, son of Sennacherib, invaded the remnant of Israel when they were ruled by an Assyrian governor as well as Judah (2 Chr. 33:11) and replaced them with Samaritans (2 Ki. 17:24; Ezra 4:2), till Nebuchaddnezzar took Jehoiakim captive in 604 B.C. Then till Nebuchadnezzar took Jehoiachin captive in 597 B.C. Then came the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 B.C. making 91° years total. From the sun in Gemini to the lunar cup in Virgo's hand is 91 years.

From when "Oholah ("Her tent" -- 1 Ki. 12:32) (Samaria-Coma) played the (Virgo) harlot (idolatrous nation) when she was mine; and she doted on her (Gemini) lovers (idolatrous allies), on the (Gemini) Assyrians her neighbours, Which were clothed with blue" (radius line) (Ez. 23:5-6) in 677 B.C. till "they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears" (23:25) in 604 B.C. and "they bruised the breasts of her virginity" (Virgo) (23:8) in 597 B.C. and Oholibah (Jerusalem -- "My tent in her") (Jerusalem-Virgo) "increased her whoredoms (idolatries): for when she saw (Gemini) men portrayed upon the (red radius line) wall, the images of the (Gemini) Chaldeans portrayed with vermilion (red), Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their (Virgo and Coma) heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity" (23:14-15), she (Virgo) "walked in the way of" her sister (Coma) "therefore will I give her (Coma lunar) cup into thine (Virgo) hand" in 586 B.C. (23:31) making 91° years total.

No wonder the cup is described as "deep and large ... it containeth much" (23:32). It is really three cups.

Oholah and Oholibah Have Forgotten Me

23:1 The word of the Lord came again unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, there were two (Virgo and Coma) women, the daughters of one mother:

3 And they committed (red radius line) whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth: there were their breasts pressed, and there they (blue radius) bruised the teats of their virginity.

4 And the names of them were Aholah the elder, and Aholibah her sister: and they were mine, and they bare (Gemini) sons and (Gemini) daughters. Thus were their names; Samaria is Aholah, and Jerusalem Aholibah.

5 And Aholah played the (Coma) harlot when she was mine; and she doted on her (Gemini) lovers, on the (Gemini) Assyrians her neighbours,

6 Which were clothed with blue (radius line), (Gemini) captains and (Gemini) rulers, all of them desirable young men, (Centaur) horsemen riding upon horses.

7 Thus she committed her (Coma) whoredoms with them, with all them that were the chosen (Gemini) men of Assyria, and with all on whom she doted: with all their idols she defiled herself.

8 Neither left she her whoredoms brought from Egypt: for in her youth they lay with her, and they (blue radius) bruised the breasts of her (Coma) virginity, and (red radius) poured their whoredom upon her.

9 Wherefore I have delivered her into the hand of her (Gemini) lovers, into the hand of the (Gemini) Assyrians, upon whom she doted.

10 These discovered her nakedness: they took her (Gemini) sons and her (Gemini) daughters, and slew her with the sword (677 B.C.): and she became famous among (Gemini) women; for they had executed judgment upon her.

11 And when her (Virgo) sister Aholibah saw this, she was more corrupt in her inordinate love than she, and in her whoredoms more than her (Coma) sister in her whoredoms.

12 She doted upon the (Gemini) Assyrians her neighbours, captains and rulers clothed most gorgeously, (Centaur) horsemen riding upon horses, all of them desirable young (Gemini) men.

13 Then I saw that she was defiled, that they took both one (idolatrous) way,

14 And that she increased her whoredoms: for when she saw (Gemini) men portrayed upon the (red radius line) wall, the images of the (Gemini) Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion (red),

The monuments of Nineveh show how the walls of its palaces were adorned with figures precisely answering to this description. There is evidence that these sculptures were highly colored with vermilion, or rather, red ochre.

15 Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their (Coma and Virgo) heads, all of them (Gemini) princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:

16 And as soon as she (Virgo) saw them with her eyes, she doted upon them, and sent messengers unto them into Chaldea.

17 And the (Gemini) Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she (Virgo) was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them.

meaning that covenant which Jehoiakim made with Nebuchadnezzar to be his tributary, and which was afterward renewed by Zedekiah.

18 So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness: then my mind was alienated from her (Virgo), like as my mind was alienated from her sister (Coma).

19 Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the (Virgo) harlot in the land of Egypt.

20 For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the flesh of asses (Centaur), and whose issue is like the issue of horses (Centaur).

21 Thus thou calledst to remembrance the lewdness of thy youth, in bruising thy (Virgo) teats by the (Gemini) Egyptians for the paps of thy youth.

22 Therefore, O Aholibah (Virgo), thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will raise up thy (Gemini) lovers against thee, from whom thy mind is alienated, and I will bring them against thee on every side;

23 The (Gemini) Babylonians, and all the (Gemini) Chaldeans, Pekod, and Shoa, and Koa, and all the (Gemini) Assyrians with them: all of them desirable young (Gemini) men, captains and rulers, great lords and renowned, all of them riding upon horses (Centaur).

Pekod is mentioned as a province of Babylon, Jeremiah 50:21. St. Jerome, however, upon the place, understands these three words, Pekod, Shoa, and Koa, in an appellative sense, to denote so many titles, or degrees of honour; as much as to say, governors, princes, and great men. In which sense the two former words, Pekod (or Pakud) and Shoa, are confessedly taken in Scripture.

24 And they shall come against thee with chariots, wagons, and wheels, and with an assembly of (Gemini) people, which shall set against thee buckler (pictured below) and shield and helmet round about: and I will set judgment before them, and they shall judge thee according to their judgments (586 B.C.).

25 And I will set my jealousy against thee, and they shall deal furiously with thee: they shall take away thy nose and thine ears (604 B.C.); and thy remnant shall fall by the sword: they shall take thy (Gemini) sons and thy (Gemini) daughters; and thy residue shall be devoured by the (solar) fire (586 B.C.).

Take away thy nose and thine ears - Alluding to the barbarous custom of mutilating prisoners in the east Daniel 2:5. An Egyptian law prescribed this punishment for an adulteress.

26 They shall also strip thee out of thy clothes, and take away thy fair jewels.

27 Thus will I make thy lewdness to cease from thee, and thy whoredom brought from the land of Egypt: so that thou shalt not lift up thine eyes unto them, nor remember Egypt any more.

28 For thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will deliver thee into the hand of them whom thou hatest, into the hand of them from whom thy mind is alienated:

29 And they shall deal with thee hatefully, and shall take away all thy labour, and shall leave thee naked and bare: and the nakedness of thy whoredoms shall be discovered, both thy lewdness and thy whoredoms.

30 I will do these things unto thee, because thou hast gone a whoring after the heathen, and because thou art polluted with their idols.

31 Thou (Virgo) hast walked in the way of thy sister (Coma); therefore will I give her (lunar) cup into thine (Virgo) hand.

32 Thus saith the Lord God; Thou (Virgo) shalt drink of thy sister's (lunar) cup deep and large: thou shalt be laughed to scorn and had in derision; it containeth much (three cups).

33 Thou shalt be filled with drunkenness and sorrow, with the cup of astonishment and desolation, with the cup of thy (Virgo) sister Samaria.

34 Thou shalt even drink it and (red and blue radius straw) suck it out, and thou shalt break the sherds thereof, and pluck off thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord God.

35 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Because thou hast forgotten me, and cast me behind thy back, therefore bear thou also thy lewdness and thy whoredoms.

36 The Lord said moreover unto me; Son of man, wilt thou judge Aholah and Aholibah? yea, declare unto them their abominations;

37 That they have committed adultery, and (red radius line) blood is in their hands, and with their idols have they committed adultery, and have also caused their (Gemini) sons, whom they bare unto me, to pass for them through the (solar) fire, to devour them.

38 Moreover this they have done unto me: they have defiled my (red radius line) sanctuary in the same day, and have profaned my sabbaths.

39 For when they had slain their (Gemini) children to their idols, then they came the same day into my sanctuary to profane it; and, lo, thus have they done in the midst of mine house.

40 And furthermore, that ye have sent for (Gemini) men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, lo, they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thy eyes (with black lunar eye shadow), and deckedst thyself with (lunar) ornaments,

41 And satest upon a stately bed, and a table prepared before it, whereupon thou hast set mine (red radius stick) incense and mine (solar) oil.

42 And a voice of a multitude being at ease was with her: and with the (Gemini) men of the common sort were brought Sabeans from the wilderness, which put (lunar) bracelets upon their hands, and beautiful (lunar) crowns upon their heads.

43 Then said I unto her that was old in adulteries, Will they now commit whoredoms with her, and she with them?

44 Yet they went in unto her, as they go in unto a woman that playeth the (Virgo) harlot: so went they in unto Aholah (Coma) and unto Aholibah (Virgo), the lewd women.

45 And the righteous (Gemini) men, they shall judge them after the manner of (Coma and Virgo) adulteresses, and after the manner of women that shed (red radius line) blood; because they are adulteresses, and (red radius line) blood is in their hands.

46 For thus saith the Lord God; I will bring up a company upon them, and will give them to be removed and spoiled.

47 And the company shall stone them with (lunar) stones, and dispatch them with their (red radius line) swords; they shall slay their (Gemini) sons and their (Gemini) daughters, and burn up their (red radius line) houses with (solar) fire (586 B.C.).

48 Thus will I cause lewdness to cease out of the land, that all (Gemini) women may be taught not to do after your lewdness.

49 And they shall recompense your lewdness upon you, and ye shall bear the sins of your idols: and ye shall know that I am the Lord God.

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