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branch

  1. a symbol…

  2. Disciples are branches of the true vine (John 15:5-6).

  3. “The branch of the terrible ones” (Isaiah 25:5) is rightly translated in the Revised King James Version “the song of the terrible ones,” i.e., the song of victory shall be brought low by the destruction of Babylon and the return of the Jews from captivity.

  4. The “abominable branch” is a tree on which a malefactor has been hanged (Isaiah 14:19).

  5. The “highest branch” in Ezek. 17:3 represents Jehoiakim the king.

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