Ezekiel 17:1-6 LEB

Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine

1 And the word of Yahweh {came}a to me, {saying},b

References for Ezekiel 17:1

    • ʠ 17:1 - Literally "was"
    • ʡ 17:1 - Literally "to say"
      2 "Son of man,c tell a riddle and quote a proverb to the house of Israel,

      References for Ezekiel 17:2

        • ʢ 17:2 - Or "mortal," or "son of humankind"
          3 and you must say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "{The great eagle with great wings and long feathers}d [and] {full of variegated plumage}e came to Lebanon and he took the treetop of the cedar.

          References for Ezekiel 17:3

            • ʣ 17:3 - Literally "the eagle the great great of [the] wings long of [the] feather"
            • ʤ 17:3 - Literally "full of [the] plumage which [is] for him [the] variegated"
              4 He plucked the top of its new plant shoot, and he brought it to the land of Canaan [and] put it in a city of merchants,
              5 and he took from the seed of the land and placed it in {fertile soil}f ong many waters; [like] a willow he planted it.

              References for Ezekiel 17:5

                • ʥ 17:5 - Literally "a field of seed"
                • ʦ 17:5 - Or "by"
                  6 And it sprouted, and {it became a vine spreading out},h low of height, turning its branches to him, and its roots were under it, and {it became a vine},i and it madej branches, and it sent out foliage.

                  References for Ezekiel 17:6

                    • ʧ 17:6 - Literally "he was to vine spreading out"
                    • ʨ 17:6 - Literally "and it was to a vine"
                    • ʩ 17:6 - Or "sprouted"