Ezekiel 17:4

Overview - Ezekiel 17
Under the parable of two eagles and a vine,
11 is shewn God's judgment upon Jerusalem for revolting from Babylon to Egypt.
22 God promises to plant the cedar of the Gospel.
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Ezekiel 17:4  (King James Version)
He cropped off the top of his young twigs, and carried it into a land of traffick; he set it in a city of merchants.

the top
The princes of Judah.

Isaiah 43:14 ; 47:15 Jeremiah 51:13 ; Revelation 18:3 Revelation 18:11-19

a land
Chaldea. a city.
Babylon, which by means of the Euphrates and Tigris, had communications with the richest and most distant nations.