Ezekiel 17:8
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New International Version
It had been planted in good soil by abundant water so that it would produce branches, bear fruit and become a splendid vine.'

New Living Translation
even though it was already planted in good soil and had plenty of water so it could grow into a splendid vine and produce rich leaves and luscious fruit.

English Standard Version
It had been planted on good soil by abundant waters, that it might produce branches and bear fruit and become a noble vine.

Berean Study Bible
It had been planted in good soil by abundant waters in order to yield branches and bear fruit and become a splendid vine.’

New American Standard Bible
"It was planted in good soil beside abundant waters, that it might yield branches and 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.

Christian Standard Bible
It had been planted in a good field by abundant water in order to produce branches, bear fruit, and become a splendid vine.'

Contemporary English Version
But the vine was already growing in fertile soil, where there was plenty of water to produce healthy leaves and large grapes.

Good News Translation
But the vine had already been planted in a fertile, well-watered field so that it could grow leaves and bear grapes and be a magnificent vine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It had been planted in a good field by abundant waters in order to produce branches, bear fruit, and become a splendid vine.

International Standard Version
It was transplanted into good soil near abundant water, and it produced branches and bore fruit, becoming a magnificent vine."'

NET Bible
In a good field, by abundant waters, it was planted to grow branches, bear fruit, and become a beautiful vine.

New Heart English Bible
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."'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It was planted in good soil beside plenty of water so that it could grow branches, bear fruit, and become a wonderful vine.'

JPS Tanakh 1917
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 stately vine.

New American Standard 1977
“It was planted in good soil beside abundant waters, that it might yield branches and bear fruit, and become a splendid vine.”’

Jubilee Bible 2000
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.

King James 2000 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 splendid vine.

American King James Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
It was planted in a good ground upon many waters, that it might bring forth branches, and bear fruit, that it might become a large vine.

Darby Bible Translation
It was planted in a good field by many waters, that it might bring forth branches and bear fruit, that it might be a noble vine.

English Revised 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
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.
Study Bible
The Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine
7But there was another great eagle with great wings and many feathers. And behold, this vine bent its roots toward him. It stretched out its branches to him from its planting bed, so that he might water it. 8It had been planted in good soil by abundant waters in order to yield branches and bear fruit and become a splendid vine.’ 9So you are to tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Will it flourish? Will it not be uprooted and stripped of its fruit so that it shrivels? All its foliage will wither! It will not take a strong arm or many people to pull it up by its roots.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 17:7
But there was another great eagle with great wings and many feathers. And behold, this vine bent its roots toward him. It stretched out its branches to him from its planting bed, so that he might water it.

Ezekiel 17:9
So you are to tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Will it flourish? Will it not be uprooted and stripped of its fruit so that it shrivels? All its foliage will wither! It will not take a strong arm or many people to pull it up by its roots.

Ezekiel 31:4
The waters made it grow; the deep springs made it tall, directing their streams all around its base and sending their channels to all the trees of the field.

Treasury of Scripture

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.

soil. [heb] field

Ezekiel 17:5,6 He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful …

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.







Verse 8. - Ezekiel repeats, as justifying Nebuchadnezzar's action, that his first intention had been to leave Zedekiah under conditions which would have given his kingdom a fair measure of prosperity. The vine might have borne fruit. It was planted in, a good soil, by great waters,.... As is expressed in Ezekiel 17:5; this was done by the king of Babylon, who had raised Zedekiah from a low estate to a high one, and set him on the throne of Judah, over many people; and put him in such a condition, and in such circumstances, that he and his people might have been very happy, could they have been content:, for his view was,

that he might bring forth branches, and that it might bear fruit, that it might be a goodly vine; that he and his people might grow numerous and rich, and be a prosperous and flourishing kingdom; this is mentioned to aggravate the ingratitude of Zedekiah, and the people of the Jews, in rebelling against the king of Babylon, who had used them well, and of whom they had no reason to complain. 8. It was planted in a good soil—It was not want of the necessaries of life, nor oppression on the port of Nebuchadnezzar, which caused Zedekiah to revolt: it was gratuitous ambition, pride, and ingratitude.17:1-10 Mighty conquerors are aptly likened to birds or beasts of prey, but their destructive passions are overruled to forward God's designs. Those who depart from God, only vary their crimes by changing one carnal confidence for another, and never will prosper.
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