Shoa (Shoh´uh)

A people named in association with Babylonians, Assyrians, and probably Arameans who would threaten Judah, according to Ezekiel’s warning (Ezek 23:23). The people have not been precisely identified, although they were probably located north of Judah, given the known locations of the associated groups. In this section of Ezekiel, Judah appears as one of two sisters and is named Oholibah.

Ezek 23:23

23the Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the Assyrians with them, handsome young men, governors and commanders all of them, offi ... View more

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