Tag Archives: Ezekiel 19

out from the main branch

20220916 out from the main branch Ezekiel 19:10-14 (JDV) Ezekiel 19:10 Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard, planted by the water; it was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water.Ezekiel 19:11 It had strong branches, … Continue reading

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she reared her cubs

20220915 she reared her cubs Ezekiel 19:1-9 (JDV) Ezekiel 19:1 “As for you, take up a dirge for the princes of Israel,Ezekiel 19:2 and say: What was your mother? A lioness! She lay down among the lions; she reared her … Continue reading

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power politics

Ezekiel 19 Ezekiel describes what the ESV Study Bible calls Zedekiah’s last attempts at “power politics”  which end in “disaster.”  Showing one’s strength only works if there is something that goes beyond the strength.  Judah had depleted its spiritual reserves, … Continue reading

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