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

  3. “The branch of the terrible ones” (Isa. 25:5) is rightly translated in the Revised 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 (Isa. 14:19).

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