Branch @ a symbol of kings descended from royal ancestors Ezekiel:17:3Ezekiel:17:10Daniel:11:7); of prosperity Job:8:16); of the Messiah, a branch out of the root of the stem of Jesse Isaiah:11:1), the "beautiful branch" (4:2), a "righteous branch" Jeremiah:23:5), "the Branch" Zechariah:3:8Zechariah:6:12). Disciples are branches of the true vine John:15:5-6). "The branch of the terrible ones" Isaiah: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. The "abominable branch" is a tree on which a malefactor has been hanged Isaiah:14:19). The "highest branch" in Ezekiel:17:3 represents Jehoiakim the king.