Ezekiel 19:10-14 NIV

10 " 'Your mother was like a vine in your vineyarda1 planted by the water;2 it was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water.3

References for Ezekiel 19:10

    • b 19:10 - Two Hebrew manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts "your blood"
      11 Its branches were strong, fit for a ruler's scepter. It towered high above the thick foliage, conspicuous for its height and for its many branches.4

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      12 But it was uprooted5 in fury and thrown to the ground. The east wind6 made it shrivel, it was stripped of its fruit; its strong branches withered and fire consumed them.7

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      13 Now it is planted in the desert,8 in a dry and thirsty land.9

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      14 Fire spread from one of its mainb branches and consumed10 its fruit. No strong branch is left on it fit for a ruler's scepter.'11 This is a lament12 and is to be used as a lament."

      References for Ezekiel 19:14

        • c 19:14 - Or "from under its"