There was alsoanothergreateaglewithgreatwings and manyfeathers: and, behold, thisvine did bend her rootstoward him, and shotforth her branchestoward him, that he mightwater it by the furrows of her plantation.
Say thou, Thussaith the Lord GOD; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the rootsthereof, and cut off the fruitthereof, that it wither? it shallwither in all the leaves of her spring, evenwithoutgreatpower or manypeople to pluck it up by the rootsthereof.
Say now to the rebellioushouse, Know ye not whatthesethingsmean? tellthem, Behold, the king of Babylon is come to Jerusalem, and hathtaken the kingthereof, and the princesthereof, and led themwith him to Babylon;
But he rebelledagainst him in sending his ambassadorsintoEgypt, thattheymightgive him horses and muchpeople. Shall he prosper? shall he escapethatdoethsuchthings? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?
Thussaith the Lord GOD; I willalsotake of the highestbranch of the highcedar, and will set it; I willcrop off from the top of his youngtwigs a tender one, and willplant it upon an highmountain and eminent:
In the mountain of the height of Israelwill I plant it: and it shallbringforthboughs, and bearfruit, and be a goodlycedar: and under it shalldwell all fowl of everywing; in the shadow of the branchesthereofshalltheydwell.
And all the trees of the fieldshallknowthat I the LORDhavebroughtdown the hightree, haveexalted the low tree, havedried up the greentree, and havemade the dry tree to flourish: I the LORDhavespoken and havedone it.