|New International Version (© 2011)|
It had been planted in good soil by abundant water so that it would produce branches, bear fruit and become a splendid vine.'
King James Bible
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.
American Standard Version
It was planted in a good soil by many waters, that it might bring forth branches, and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine.
Young's Literal Translation
On a good field, by many waters, it is planted, To make branches, and to bear fruit, To be for an goodly vine.
Ezekiel 17:8 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
It was planted in a good soil - Though he depended on Babylon, he lived and reigned as Nebuchadnezzar's vicegerent in the land of Judea.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
soil. [heb] field
Ezekiel 17:5,6 He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters, and set it as a willow tree...
and that. Though he was dependent on Babylon, yet he was in such a situation as would have enabled him to reign in credit, and be useful to his people.
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Ezekiel 17:7 "'But there was another great eagle with powerful wings and full plumage. The vine now sent out its roots toward him from the plot where it was planted and stretched out its branches to him for water.
Ezekiel 17:9 "Say to them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Will it thrive? Will it not be uprooted and stripped of its fruit so that it withers? All its new growth will wither. It will not take a strong arm or many people to pull it up by the roots.
Ezekiel 31:4 The waters nourished it, deep springs made it grow tall; their streams flowed all around its base and sent their channels to all the trees of the field.