• They are the ongoing line of the family, leading to Jesus.
    • pugwashjw65
      Jesse was an ancestor of Jesus... Family lineage is compared to a plant...cuttings can come from a parent plant...
  • (Isaiah 11:1) A twig will grow out of the stump of Jesʹse, And a sprout from his roots will bear fruit. Centuries in advance, the Bible foretold that the Messiah would be
  • Jesse is the English version of the name Yishai. Yishai was David's father. As David's lineage establishes the royal line, the references to branches etc are figurative ways of referring to David and his family tree.
  • Jesse is a forefather of Jesus...Jesus is the stem...and the rod... In scripture, rods are for chastisement...and Jesus has been given that job... *** Bible Citations *** (Revelation 6:2) And I saw, and look! a white horse, and the one seated on it had a bow; and a crown was given him, and he went out conquering and to complete his conquest. NWT

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