Ezekiel 17:1-7 KJV

1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying ,
2 Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;
3 And say , Thus saith the Lord GOD; A great eagle with great wings, longwinged *, full of feathers, which had divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar:
4 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 .
5 He took also of the seed of the land, and planteda it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters, and set it as a willow tree.

References for Ezekiel 17:5

    • ¤ 17:5 - planted...: Heb. put it in a field of seed
      6 And it grew , and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and the roots thereof were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.
      7 There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and, behold, this vine did bend her roots toward him, and shot forth her branches toward him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.