New Living Translation
and plucked off its highest branch. He carried it away to a city filled with merchants. He planted it in a city of traders.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
He cropped off the top of its young shoots, and carried it into a merchants' land; he set it in a city of traders.
World English Bible
he cropped off the topmost of the young twigs of it, and carried it to a land of traffic; he set it in a city of merchants.
Young's Literal Translation
The top of its tender twigs it hath cropped, And it bringeth it in to the land of Canaan. In a city of merchants it hath placed it.
Ezekiel 17:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:4 The top - Both the king of Judah, now eighteen years old, and the nobles and chief of the land. Into a land - Babylon, which was a city of mighty trade.
Give them this message from the Sovereign LORD: "A great eagle with broad wings and long feathers, covered with many-colored plumage, came to Lebanon. He seized the top of a cedar tree
He also took a seedling from the land and planted it in fertile soil. He placed it beside a broad river, where it could grow like a willow tree.
You are like mighty Assyria, which was once like a cedar of Lebanon, with beautiful branches that cast deep forest shade and with its top high among the clouds.
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