Ezekiel 17:1

“And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 17:1

And the word of the Lord came vnto mee, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the word of the LORD came to me saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the word of the Lord came to me, saying,
- Basic English Bible

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying,
- Darby Bible

And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
- Webster's Bible

The word of Yahweh came to me, saying,
- World English Bible

And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 17:1

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 17:1


17:2 A riddle - A dark saying. The house of Israel - The remainders of the house of Israel, whether of the ten, or of the two tribes.

17:3 A great eagle - Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon is compared to a great eagle, the king of birds, swift, strong, rapacious. Great wings - Mighty provinces on each side of his kingdom. Long winged - His kingdom was widely extended. Full of feathers - And full of people. Divers colours - Who were of divert nations, languages and manners. Lebanon - Jerusalem the chief city of the country where this great, fruitful and pleasant hill was. And took - Took, captive and carried away with him the king of Judah, Jehoiachin. The cedar - The nation.


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