Ezekiel 17:5

Overview - Ezekiel 17
Under the parable of two eagles and a vine,
11 is shewn God's judgment upon Jerusalem for revolting from Babylon to Egypt.
22 God promises to plant the cedar of the Gospel.
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Ezekiel 17:5  (King James Version)
He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters, and set it as a willow tree.

the seed
Zedekiah, brother to Jeconiah.
13 ; 2 Kings 24:17 ; Jeremiah 37:1

planted it in a fruitful field
Hebrew put it in a field of
seed. Made him king of Judea.
Deuteronomy 8:7-9

he placed
Made him dependent on Babylon, the city of great waters, as the willow is on humidity.
Ezekiel 19:11 Ezekiel 19:12 Isaiah 15:7 ; 44:4