Ezekiel 17:14
Good News Translation
to keep the nation from rising again and to make sure that the treaty would be kept.

Contemporary English Version
so that the rest of the people of Judah would obey only him and never gain control of their own country again.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That it may be a low kingdom and not lift itself up, but keep his covenant and observe it.

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That it may be a low kingdom and not lift itself up, but keep his covenant and observe it.

the kingdom

Ezekiel 17:6 And it sprung up and grew into a spreading vine of low stature, and the branches thereof looked towards him: and the roots thereof were under him. So it became a vine, and grew into branches, and shot forth sprigs.

Ezekiel 29:14 And I will bring back the captivity of Egypt, and will place them in the land of Phatures, in the land of their nativity, and they shall be there a low kingdom:

Deuteronomy 28:43 The stranger that liveth with thee in the land, shall rise up over thee, and shall be higher: and thou shalt go down, and be lower.

1 Samuel 2:7,30 The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: . . .

Nehemiah 9:36,37 Behold we ourselves this day are bondmen: and the land, which thou gavest our fathers, to eat the bread thereof, and the good things thereof, and we ourselves are servants in it. . . .

Lamentations 5:10 Our skin was burnt as an oven, by reason of the violence of the famine.

Matthew 22:17-21 Tell us therefore what dost thou think? Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not? . . .

base.

Jeremiah 27:12-17 And I spoke to Sedecias the king of Juda according to all these words, saying: Bend down your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, and his people, and you shall live. . . .

Jeremiah 38:17 And Jeremiah said to Sedecias: Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: If thou wilt take a resolution and go out to the princes of the king of Babylon, thy soul shall live, and this city shall not be burnt with fire: and thou shalt be safe, and thy house.

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The Parable Explained
13And he shall take one of the king's seed, and make a covenant with him, and take an oath of him. Yea, and he shall take away the mighty men of the land, 14That it may be a low kingdom and not lift itself up, but keep his covenant and observe it.15But he hath revolted from him and sent ambassadors to Egypt, that it might give him horses, and much people. And shall he that hath done thus prosper, or be saved? and shall he escape that hath broken the covenant?…
Cross References
Ezekiel 29:14
And I will bring back the captivity of Egypt, and will place them in the land of Phatures, in the land of their nativity, and they shall be there a low kingdom:

Ezekiel 29:15
It shall be the lowest among other kingdoms, and it shall no more be exalted over the nations, and I will diminish them that they shall rule no more over the nations.

Additional Translations
so that the kingdom would be brought low, unable to lift itself up, keeping his covenant to survive.That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.

that the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping his covenant it might stand.

that it may become a weak kingdom, so as never to lift itself up, that he may keep his covenant, and establish it.

that the kingdom might be abased, that it might not lift itself up, that it might keep his covenant in order to stand.

that the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping of his covenant it might stand.

That the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping his covenant it might stand.

that the kingdom might be base, that it might not lift itself up, but that by keeping his covenant it might stand.

That the kingdom may be humble, That it may not lift itself up, To keep his covenant -- that it may stand.
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