Shall it prosper? - Shall Zedekiah succeed in casting off the yoke of the king of Babylon, to whom he had sworn fealty?
Shall he not pull up the roots - Nebuchadnezzar will come and dethrone him.
And cut off the fruit - The children of Zedekiah.
The leaves - All the nobles; all shall perish with Zedekiah.
Her spring - Rather, her growth.
Even without - Translate; and not with great power or with much people is it to be raised up from its roots again.