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21 And all of his choice troops, among all of his troops, they will fall by the sword, and those who are remaining,[a] they will be scattered to all the directions of the wind, and you will know that I, Yahweh, I have spoken.’ 22 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: ‘And I will take, even I, from the treetop of the high cedar, and I will plant it, from the head of its new plant shoot I will pluck a tender one, and I will plant it, even I, on a high and lofty mountain. 23 On the height of the mountain of Israel I will plant it, and it will carry[b] branches,[c] and it will bear fruit, and it will become a noble cedar,[d] and all of the birds of all wings[e] will dwell under it in the shade of its branches.

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  1. Ezekiel 17:21 Or “left over”
  2. Ezekiel 17:23 Or “bear”
  3. Ezekiel 17:23 Hebrew “branch”
  4. Ezekiel 17:23 Literally “he will be to a cedar noble”
  5. Ezekiel 17:23 Or “kinds”