Ezek 17

17:1–24 This oracle has no date, but probably came between the dates given in 8:1 and 20:1, the sixth and seventh years of the exile of Jehoiachin (592–590 b.c.). Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem in 588 b.c. and removed Zedekiah from the throne in 586 b.c. (v. 20).