Ezekiel 17:6
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New Living Translation
It took root there and grew into a low, spreading vine. Its branches turned up toward the eagle, and its roots grew down into the ground. It produced strong branches and put out shoots.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And it grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, so that its branches should turn toward him, and the roots thereof be under him; and it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.

World English Bible
It grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and its roots were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.

Young's Literal Translation
And it springeth up, and becometh a spreading vine, humble of stature, To turn its thin shoots toward itself, And its roots are under it, And it becometh a vine, and maketh boughs, And sendeth forth beauteous branches.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

17:6 Of low stature - They grew and flourish, while they owned their state tributary to Babylon. Toward him - Nebuchadnezzar as their protector, and sovereign lord. The roots - All the firmness, fruitfulness, and life of this state, was in subjection to him.

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Matthew 13:26
When the crop began to grow and produce grain, the weeds also grew.

Psalm 80:8
You brought us from Egypt like a grapevine; you drove away the pagan nations and transplanted us into your land.

Isaiah 18:5
Even before you begin your attack, while your plans are ripening like grapes, the LORD will cut off your new growth with pruning shears. He will snip off and discard your spreading branches.

Ezekiel 17:5
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.

Ezekiel 17:7
But then another great eagle came with broad wings and full plumage. So the vine now sent its roots and branches toward him for water,

Ezekiel 29:15
It will be the lowliest of all the nations, never again great enough to rise above its neighbors.

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