Ezekiel 17:4

He cropped off the top of its young twigs, and carried it into a land of trade; he set it in a city of merchants.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Twigs. The young king and his officers, who had scarcely got established. (Calmet) Chanaan. This name, which signifies traffic, is not taken here for Palestine, but for Chaldea; and the city of merchants here mentioned is Babylon. (Challoner) It was so corrupt as to deserve this appellation, as Rome was afterwards styled Babylon. Its situation was very favourable to traffic, and its dominions were very extensive. (Calmet)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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