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Geneva Bible Notes (1560): Ezekiel 19

1 a That is, Jehohaz and Jehoiakim Josiahs sonnes, who for their pride and crueltie are compared vnto lyons.

1 ! The captiuitie of the Kings of Judah signified by the lions whelpes, and by the lion.

4 c By Pharaoh Necho King of Egypt {2 King. 23,33}.

6 e He slewe of the Prophets & them, that feared God, and rauished their wiues.

8 f Nebuchadnezzar with his great armie which was gathered of diuers nations.

10 ! The prosperitie of the citie of Jerusalem that is past, and the miserie thereof that is present.

10 g He speaketh this in the reproche of this wicked King, in whose blood, that is, in the race of his predecessors Jerusalem shulde haue bene blessed, according to Gods promes, and florshed as a fruteful vine.

12 h Meaning, that the Caldeans shulde destroy them as the East winde doeth the frute of the vine.

14 i Destruction is come by Zedekiah who was the occassion of this rebellion.