Ezekiel Chapter 17 Star Chart: Clockwise from 597 B.C. when "a great eagle (Aquila-Nebuchadnezzar) ... took the highest (right red radius line) branch" (Jehoiachin) to Babylon in his beak and "took also of the (solar) seed of the land (Zedekiah the king's uncle, not a Babylonian satrap, was [Virgo crowned] "made ... king" -- 17:16), and (Corvus-Nebuchadnezzar) planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters (Hydra), and set it as a red radius line) willow tree" (17:5) till "he (Orion-Zedekiah) despised the oath by breaking the (lunar half moon) covenant, when, lo, he had given his (Orion-Zedekiah) hand" (17:18) and (red radius iron) "stiffened his neck" (2 Chr. 36:13) in 587 B.C. when he made an alliance with Pharaoh (Hophra-Corvus) whose army came forth out of Egypt to defend Jerusalem is 121° months. Then till "the (Nebuchadnezzar Milky Way) east wind toucheth it" causing it to wither (17:10) in 586 B.C. is 144° days.

"I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender (Heb. feminine) one (Zedekiah's daughter -- Virgo with solar crown -- Jer. 41:10; 43:6), and will plant it upon an high mountain" (kingdom of Ulster -- Milky Way hump) (17:22). "In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth (red radius line) boughs, and bear (solar and lunar) fruit, and be a goodly (green Milky Way) cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing (British Empire); in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell. And all the trees of the field (nations of the world) shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree (line of Pharez Judah -- Zedekiah), have exalted the low tree" (line of Zarah Judah -- Eochaidh Heremon) (17:23-24).

Zedekiah's Daughter Tamar Tephi of Pharez Married Eochaidh Heremon of Zarah in Ireland

17:1 And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

2 Son of man, put forth a riddle, and speak a parable unto the house of Israel;

3 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; A great eagle (Aquila-Nebuchadnezzar) with great wings, longwinged, full of feathers, which had divers colours (white, green, black, red), came unto Lebanon, and took the highest (red radius line) branch of the (Green Milky Way) cedar:

The Scripture has in other places described this prince under the figure of an eagle (See Jeremiah 48:40-45; Daniel 7:4).

The "highest branch" or "topshoot" is Jeconiah, the rightful king of Jerusalem, the "young twigs" are his children and the princes carried by Nebuchadnezzar to Babylon.

4 He cropped off the top of his young (red radius line) twigs, and carried it into a land of traffick (Babylon); he set it in a city of (Gemini) merchants (Babylon).

5 He took also of the seed (king and princes) of the land (Zedekiah the king's uncle, not a Babylonian satrap, was made king), and planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters, and set it as a willow tree.

Zedekiah the king's uncle, not a Babylonian satrap, was made king

6 And it grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and the roots thereof were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.

7 There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers (Egypt): and, behold, this (red radius line) vine did bend her roots toward him, and shot forth her branches toward him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.

Namely, Pharaoh, king of Egypt, with whom Zedekiah made an alliance; whereupon that king sent an army to raise the siege of Jerusalem in 588 B.C., 2 Chronicles 36:13; Jeremiah 37:5; Jeremiah 37:7. With great wings and many feathers — Having a great army and many people to support him. And this vine (namely, Zedekiah) did bend her roots toward him, &c. — Zedekiah sought the assistance and protection of the king of Egypt. Dr. Waterland renders this clause, And shot forth her branches under him, from the furrows where she was planted, that he might water it: that is, give it assistance. The auxiliary forces which Zedekiah expected from Egypt are here intended.

Zedekiah was courting the favor of Egypt while he owed his very position to the bounty of Babylon.

8 It was planted in a good soil by great waters, that it might bring forth branches, and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine.

9 Say thou, Thus saith the Lord God; Shall it prosper? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither? it shall wither in all the leaves of her spring, even without great power or many people to pluck it up by the roots thereof.

Can it be that such breach of faith and such ingratitude should prosper? No, it cannot be: God will never suffer it. Zedekiah, besides the obligation of an oath, was bound to the king of Babylon by the ties of gratitude, as he owed all he possessed to him. Shall he not pull up the roots thereof? — Shall not Nebuchadnezzar, in return for this perfidiousness, destroy him and his kingdom? see 2 Kings 25:7. And cut off the fruit thereof — Put his children and those of his nobles to the sword? It shall wither in all the leaves of her spring — It shall wholly wither: not only the old branch shall wither, but its young shoots also: and all the promising hopes they had shall vanish: even without great power or many people — God shall be on the side of the Chaldeans, and he does not need great power or many people to effect his purpose. Here the prophet compares the Chaldean army, which should come against Judea, to a parching wind that blasts the fruits of the earth, withers the leaves of the trees, and makes every thing look naked and bare.

10 Yea, behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly wither, when the east wind toucheth it? it shall wither in the furrows where it grew.

11 Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,

12 Say now to the rebellious house, Know ye not what these things mean? tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon is come to Jerusalem, and hath taken the king thereof, and the (Gemini) princes thereof, and led them with him to Babylon;

13 And hath taken of the king's (solar) seed, and made a covenant with him, and hath taken an oath of him (Orion): he hath also taken the mighty of the land:

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

— Namely, Jeconiah and all his princes and officers: see 2 Kings 24:12. And hath led them with him to Babylon — Judging them unfit to be trusted any more with any office or power in their own country. And hath taken of the king’s seed — Hath taken from among the royal seed Mattaniah, Jehoiakim’s brother, and advanced him to the throne in Jerusalem, 2 Kings 24:17; and made a covenant with him — A solemn agreement, on terms acceded to and approved by Mattaniah; and hath taken an oath of him — An oath of fealty: when Nebuchadnezzar caused Mattaniah to enter into this covenant and oath, he changed his name to Zedekiah, which word signifies, the justice of God, to express that God would avenge the crime of this restored captive, if he should break the covenant into which he had entered, and perjure himself: see note on 2 Kings 24:17. He hath also taken the mighty of the land — Namely, as hostages for Zedekiah’s performance of the covenant agreed on. That the kingdom might be base — Or rather, humble; that it might be kept in subjection and obedience. Zedekiah being made only a tributary king, consequently was not in as honourable a condition as his predecessors had been in; but yet the keeping of his covenant was the only means, under present circumstances, to support himself and his government.

15 But he rebelled against him in sending his (Gemini) ambassadors into Egypt, that they might give him horses and much (Gemini) people. Shall he prosper? shall he escape that doeth such things? or shall he break the covenant, and be delivered?

The king of Egypt referred to was Pharaoh Hophra, Jeremiah 44:30; Jeremiah 37:5 seq

16 As I live, saith the Lord God, surely in the place where the king dwelleth that made him king, whose oath he (Orion) despised, and whose covenant he (Orion) brake, even with him in the midst of Babylon he shall die.

17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty (Milky Way) army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many (Gemini) persons:

Translate it: when men cast up mounts and build forts to destroy many persons.

18 Seeing he (Orion) despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his (Orion) hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.

19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; As I live, surely mine oath that he (Orion) hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.

20 And I will spread my (red radius line) net upon him, and he shall be taken in my (red radius line) snare, and I will bring him to Babylon, and will plead with him there for his trespass that he hath trespassed against me.

21 And all his (Gemini) fugitives with all his (Milky Way) bands shall fall by the (red radius line) sword, and they that remain shall be scattered toward all winds: and ye shall know that I the Lord have spoken it.

22 Thus saith the Lord God; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one (Zedekiah's daughters), and will plant it upon an high mountain (kingdom of Ireland) and eminent:

23 In the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it: and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing; in the shadow of the branches thereof shall they dwell.

24 And all the trees of the field shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree (line of Pharez -- Zedekiah), have exalted the low tree (line of Zarah - Eochaidh), have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish: I the Lord have spoken and have done it.

The British Throne FOREVER

The THRONE of BRITAIN is the oldest in Europe and it has preserved the same fundamental coronation service as far as records go back from Egferth in 785 A.D. That is for 1215 years. It is identical to theBible 's coronation service: The anointing with oil (1 Ki. 1:34), the crown of pure gold (Ps.21:3), sitting on or "at his pillar" (stone) (2 Chr.23:13), presented with a Bible (Deut.17:14), given bracelets of St. George (2 Sam. 1:10), the shout, "God save the king" (1 Sam.10:24) and an oath between king and people to obey YHWH (2 Chr.23:16). This is proof the British are the HOUSE of ISRAEL. The reason St. Edward's crown has the twelve stones of the high priest's breastplate on it is because the King of England is also the head of the Church of England, just as Christ is both king (Luke 1:32-33) and high priest (Heb.4:14). That is why the King of England is given one SCEPTER and one ROD. Kings have SCEPTERS (Ps. 45:6). Aaron had a ROD that budded (Heb. 9:4).

Why has the THRONE of BRITAIN lasted so long? Because Genesis 49:10 says, "The SCEPTER shall NOT DEPART from Judah ... until Shiloh ("Peace") come." Christ is the "Prince of Shiloh" (Peace) (Isa. 9:6) and hasn't come back yet so the THRONE of Judah must still exist. Later in 2 Samuel 7:16 God said to David, "thy THRONE shall be established FOREVER" (cp.1 Chr.17:14). Jeremiah 33:17 says, "David shall NEVER LACK a successor (a man or woman) to sit upon the THRONE of the house of ISRAEL"(KJV; NEB; cp. 1 Ki.9:5; 2 Chr.13:5). "I will not lie unto David. His seed shall endure FOREVER, and his THRONE as the SUN before me. It shall be established FOREVER like the MOON" (Ps. 89:35-37). Where? "On the THRONE of ISRAEL" (1 Kings 2:4). This promise pertained to the Pharez line of David's house through Hezron (1 Chr.4:1), not Hamul (1 Chr.2:5). Jesus Christ was of this Pharez-scepter-kingly line (Luke 1:32) and a Jew (John 4:9; Heb.7:14) but refused to accept the rulership of the world at his first coming (Matt. 4:9). Christ will "sit on his (David's) THRONE" (Isa.9:7; Acts 2:30) at his second coming (Rev.11:15). So Jews must rule today on a THRONE wherever the LOST TEN TRIBES of ISRAEL are located. Christ can't come back to a non-existent THRONE (Luke 1:31-32; Jer.33:20-21). But how many nations in the world today even have a THRONE besides BRITAIN?

But Zarah wasn't excluded from the rulership blessing. In fact, the last Davidic king mentioned in succession was Zedekiah of Judah who was
dethroned in 585 B.C. Also, "the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah" (Jer. 39:6). In Jeremiah 52:11 we also read that Zedekiah was beginning, in 585 B.C., her seven times of national punishment and Jeremiah was commanded to "root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down" (Jer.1:10) the royalty of the Pharez line in Judah. Why Jeremiah? Because Josiah "married Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah" (Jer. 1:1). Their son was Zedekiah (2 Ki. 24:17). But after this "went Jeremiah ... to Mizpeh" (Jer.40:6) where King Zedekiah's DAUGHTERS were (41:10).

Apparently Nebuchadnezzar didn't know that Hebrew law permitted the PRINCESS to inherit the throne when there were no male descendants (Num.27:8). He didn't harm Zedekiah's DAUGHTERS or take them to Babylon. Now "the king's DAUGHTERS ... and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch ... came into the land of Egypt" (Jer.43:5-7). When they arrived in Tahpanhes (meaning "secret flight"), the Eternal warned Jeremiah that Babylon's king would soon overrun Egypt also, and destroy the remnant of Judah there so Jeremiah returned "into the land of Judah" (Jer. 44:28). "To this day Tahpanhes or modern Tell Defneh (the firtress mound) is called the PALACE of the JEW'S DAUGHTER" (The History of Egypt by Sir Flinders Petrie) -- Qasr Bint el Yehudi. Jeremiah 43:9-10 mentions hiding stones at the entry of Pharaoh Hophra's house. He had offered protection to these Jews (Jer. 44:30) and Jeremiah predicts the conquest of Egypt and the death of this monarch (Ez. 30:10,19). This actually came to pass a few years later when Pharaoh Hophra was murdered by enemies from within his own nation -- "them that seek his life." Sir Flinders Petrie found this very pavement in June 1866. After tearing down the throne of PHAREZ Judah, Jeremiah was commissioned "to build, and to plant" (Jer.1:10) as the prophecy said, "the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward; For out of Jerusalem shall go forth a remnant, and they that escape out of Mount Zion" (Isa.37:31-32). This remnant was the royal DAUGHTERS (see 2 Ki.19:30-31 also).In Ezekiel 21:25 we read that the royalty would CHANGE. The Eternal says, "take off the crown: this (crown) shall not be the same: EXALT him that is LOW, and ABASE him that is HIGH." So Judah's son PHAREZ was ABASED and ZARAH was EXALTED. The nation of JUDAH had been HIGH and ISRAEL LOW (Hos.3:4). Now the positions were REVERSED. The daughters were planted "In the mountain of the height of ISRAEL" (Ez.17:24). But where was LOST ISRAEL? We know that Jeremiah was sent to "the kings of the ISLES which are beyond the sea" (Jer.25:15-22; 31:10). Just as the prophecy said, "I will appoint a PLACE for my people Israel, and will plant them" (2 Sam.7:10). Not only the tribes, but also the royalty.

The parable of Ezekiel 17 (encoded so no Babylonian spy could understand) describes this whole episode. Nebuchadnezzar and Pharaoh were the two "EAGLES." The "HIGH CEDAR" is the royal house of David. The "HIGHEST BRANCH" was Zedekiah. The "TENDER ONE" of the "YOUNG TWIGS" was the young crown princess. The Hebrew word here used for "tender" is feminine, in contrast to the masculine form of the same word in Isaiah 53:2. After the transplanting to a "HIGH MOUNTAIN" which was Israel (v.23) in IRELAND, this feminine twig would "bring forth boughs, bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar" which means that many royal descendants would come from it.Through his grandmother, Matilda of Scotland, descent is claimed from the daughter of Zedekiah for Henry the Second, Henry Plantagenet of England. His surname means "a twig." And "under it shall dwell all fowl of every wing" meaning nations of every race such as India, South Africa, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia. The "TREES of the FIELD" are kings and peoples of the world. The ancient Chronicles of IRELAND (Leabhar Gabhala; Keating's History of Ireland) inform us that a sage named "Ollam Fodla" ("Wonderful Prophet") came from Egypt by way of Spain about six centuries B.C., and that he landed on the northeast coast of IRELAND where Carrickfergus is now. He brought with him a princess called "Tamar Tephi" ("Beautiful Palm") and a secretary/scribe named "Simon Brug" or "Bruch." Also a massive, strongly secured, and mysterious chest which they regarded with utmost reverence and guarded with zealous care (Ark of Covenant) and a large, rough stone and golden banner with a red lion on it. Perhaps the Ark and the two tables of stone lie buried in the Hill of Tara (see 2 Macc. 2:7). Irish poetry and folklore identify Ollam Fodla as JEREMIAH and Tamar Tephi as the DAUGHTERof ZEDEKIAH. Ancient Irish poetry is full of praises for Tamar Tephi and tells of her lofty birth,her stormy life in Jerusalem and at Tahpanhes in Egypt, her voyage to Spain and from there to Ireland. It is also claimed that Tamar Tephi's younger sister SCOTTA, who was with JEREMIAH on the first lap of the journey, never reached Ireland because she married a Celto-Scythian MILESIAN prince in Spain. Tamar Tephi married the Irish king called Eochaidh Heremon of ZARAH JUDAH after he agreed to give up Baal idolatry and worship Yahweh according to the two tables of law and provide a school for ollamhs. This is how the two lines became united. Just as Jeremiah 31:22 prophesied, "a woman shall go about seeking for the husband." They came on a ship belonging to the Iberian DANAAN. When Jeremiah reached Tara Ireland, about 580 B.C., he established the"Mur-ollamain" (Heb: "School of the Prophets"). Also the Iodhan Moran was created (Heb: " Chief Justice") and the Rectaire (Heb: "the Judge"). On the Four Courts at Dublin (the Supreme Court of Ireland) is a statue of the Prophet JEREMIAH. To this very day, JEREMIAH'S burial place is pointed out on Devenish Island, in Lough Erne, two and a half miles below Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. The tomb is hewn out of solid rock. It has been known through the centuries as "JEREMIAH'S TOMB." He was the real SAINT PATRIARCH -- a name later corrupted to "St. Patrick" by Catholics.

From the union of Heremon and Tea Tephi came a long line of IRISH monarchs extending over a period of more than one thousand years. The SCOTCH monarchs were descended from the Irish kings. The last Scottish king, James VI of Scotland, became James I of ENGLAND, and from him the present Queen of Great Britain is descended.

King Heremon and Queen Tamar Tephi were crowned at TARA (Heb. "TORAH") upon the Lia Fail, (Heb. STONE of DESTINY) of Israel, just as the kings of Judah had been for centuries. It was as this time that the "HARP of DAVID" became part of the royal heraldic symbolism on family crests and flags since David was the Pharez line.

Nathan told King David that "the sword shall never depart from thine house, because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah, the Hittite, to be thy wife" (2 Sam. 12:10). This is why the royal houses of Europe have suffered so many bloody revolutions and murders.

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