Ezekiel 17:4

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee cropt off the top of his yong twigs, and caried it into a land of traffique; he set it in a city of merchants.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

he cropped off the topmost of the young twigs thereof, and carried it unto a land of traffic; he set it in a city of merchants.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Biting off the highest of its young branches, he took it to the land of Canaan, and put it in a town of traders.
- Basic English Bible

He cropped off the top of its young shoots, and carried it into a merchants' land; he set it in a city of traders.
- Darby Bible

He cropped off the top of its young twigs, and carried it into a land of traffick; he set it in a city of merchants.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He cropped off the topmost of the young twigs thereof, and carried it into a land of traffic; he set it in a city of merchants.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 17:4


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.


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