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Ezekiel 17:4

    Ezekiel 17:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He cropped off the top of his young twigs, and carried it into a land of traffic; he set it in a city of merchants.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    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.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ezekiel 17:4

    The top of his young twigs - The princes of Judah.

    A land of traffic - Chaldea.

    A city of merchants - Babylon; for which this city was the most celebrated of all the cities of the east. Its situation procured it innumerable advantages; its two rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, and the Persian Gulf, gave it communication with the richest and the most distant nations.

    Barnes' Notes on Ezekiel 17:4

    A land of traffick - The land of Babylon.

    Wesley's Notes on 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.