Ezekiel 17:1-6 ESV

Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

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      2 1"Son of man, 2propound a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

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      3 say, Thus says the Lord GOD: 3A great eagle 4with great wings and long pinions, 5rich in plumage of many colors, came 6to Lebanon 7and took the top of the cedar.

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          4 He broke off the topmost of its young twigs and carried it to a land of trade and set it in a city of merchants.
          5 Then he took of the seed of the land 8and planted it in fertile soil.a He placed it beside abundant waters. 9He set it like a willow twig,

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            • ¥ 17:5 - Hebrew in a field of seed
              6 and it sprouted and became a 10low 11spreading vine, and its branches turned toward him, and its roots remained where it stood. So it became a vine and produced branches and put out boughs.

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