StudyLight.org has pledged to build one church a year in Uganda. Help us double that pledge and support pastors in the heart of Africa.Click here to join the effort!
Holman Bible Dictionary
(oh hoh' luh) Personal name meaning, “tent dweller.” A woman's name Ezekiel used to portray Samaria (Ezekiel 23:1-10
). Oholah and her sister, Oholibah (Jerusalem), are shown as whores who consorted with various men (other nations). The obvious meaning is their spiritual adultery against God. God declared through the prophet that Samaria eventually would be delivered into the hands of her “lover,” Assyria (Ezekiel 23:9
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Oholah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/o/oholah.html. 1991.