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A woman given up to fornication: there were such as early as Genesis 38:15 . The term is used metaphorically for unfaithfulness: "how is the faithful city become an harlot!" Isaiah 1:21 ; Ezekiel 16:31,35 . The mystic Babylon is designated "The mother of harlots," Revelation 17:5 : not only unfaithful herself, but the mother of such.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Harlot '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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