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There was also another great eagle with great wings and many feathers: and, behold, this 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.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

17:7 her branches toward him. Instead of serving under Nebuchadnezzar, as Jeremiah had urged, Zedekiah soon turned to Egypt for help (Ezekiel 17:15), but God said that the nation would “utterly wither” (Ezekiel 17:10) as a result of this rebellion (against God, as well as Nebuchadnezzar).

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