spread my skirt over thee

Ezekiel 16:8

16:8 spread my skirt over thee. This phrase was a common metaphor for taking a woman as wife (compare Ruth 3:9). God thenceforth is pictured in the Old Testament as the “husband” of Israel and her capital at Jerusalem (Isaiah 54:5; Hosea 2:19; etc.).

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