Loading…
Koa
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Koa
Koa (קוֹעַ‎, qoa'). The people of a nation allied with the Babylonian army (Ezek 23:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Koa
KOA [Heb qôaʿ (קֹועַ)]. People mentioned in a military setting in Ezek 23:23. It forms a pair with SHOA. It is equally unknown apart from this passage, where it is named as part of the Babylonian army. Generally it is tentatively identified with the Quti, but the lack of phonetic correspondence presents
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Koa
Koa. People probably living northeast of Babylonia. They are named along with Babylon, Pekod, and Shoa as people who would come against Jerusalem as instruments of God’s judgment on Israel (Ez 23:23). They are perhaps identifiable with the Kutu, mentioned frequently in Assyrian inscriptions.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Koa
Koa kōʹə [Heb. qô (a)ʿ]. A people named with Pekod and Shoa as enemies of Jerusalem (Ezk. 23:23). Some scholars have associated them with the Gutians, a barbaric people who inhabited areas of the Zagros Mountains, but certain identification is not possible.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Koa
KOA People probably living northeast of Babylonia. They are named along with Babylon, Pekod, and Shoa as people who would come against Jerusalem as instruments of God’s judgment on Israel (Ez 23:23). They are perhaps identifiable with the Kutu, mentioned frequently in Assyrian inscriptions.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Koa
KOA. This is one of the minor nations identified with the Kutu or Ku of slightly earlier Assyrian records. It was situated E of the Tigris River. Koa would combine with the Chaldeans, men of Pekod (the Puqudu) and Shoa (the Sutu), and Assyrian remnants, all mercenaries of Babylon, to punish Aholibah,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Koa
KOA. Ezekiel (23:23) prophesies that this people, together with other dwellers in Mesopotamia, will attack Jerusalem. Koa has been identified by some with the people called in Assyr. texts Qutu, who lived E of the Tigris in the region of the upper ‘Adhaim and Diyala rivers. Assyr. records often couple
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Koa
Koa (Heb. qôaʿ)A people who probably lived E of the Tigris River and N of the territory occupied by Pekod (Ezek. 23:23). They are generally thought to be identical with the Guti familiar from cuneiform sources.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Koa
Koa [kōˊə] (Heb. qô˓a). An Aramaic tribe which probably lived east of the Tigris river and north of the territory occupied by Pekod (Ezek. 23:23). They are generally thought to be identical with the Guti familiar from various cuneiform texts.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Koa
Ko´a (he-camel) is a word which occurs only in Ezek. 23:23. It may perhaps have been a city or district of Babylonia; or it may be a common noun, signifying “prince” or “nobleman.”
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Koa
KO´A (kōʹȧ). This word occurs only in Ezek. 23:23 in the prophetic announcement of punishment to the Jewish people from the various nations whose idolatries they had adopted: “The Babylonians and all the Chaldeans, Pekod and Shoa and Koa, and all the Assyrians with them.” The Koa are evidently to be
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Koa
Koahe-camel, occurs only in Ezek. 23:23, some province or place in the Babylonian empire, used in this passage along with Shoa (q.v.).
See also
Related