Ezekiel 17:1-6 NAS

Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine

1 Now the word of the LORD came to me saying,

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

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      3 asaying, 'Thus says the Lord bGOD, "A great 2eagle with 3great wings, long pinions and a full plumage of many colors came to 4Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar.

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        • ĵ 17:3 - Lit "and you shall say"
        • Ķ 17:3 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch
          4 "He plucked off the topmost of its young twigs and brought it to a land of merchants; he set it in a city of traders.
          5 "He also took some of the seed of the land and planted it in c5fertile soil. He dplaced it beside abundant waters; he set it like a 6willow.

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            • ķ 17:5 - Lit "a field of seed"
            • ĸ 17:5 - Lit "took"
              6 "Then it sprouted and became a low, spreading vine with its branches turned toward him, but its roots remained under it. So it became a vine and yielded shoots and sent out branches.