New International Version
"'He took one of the seedlings of the land and put it in fertile soil. He planted it like a willow by abundant water,
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he took of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful field; he placed it by great waters, he set it as a willow tree.
World English Bible
He took also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitful soil; he placed it beside many waters; he set it as a willow tree.
Young's Literal Translation
And it taketh of the seed of the land, And doth put it in a field of seed, To take by many waters, In a conspicuous place it hath set it.
Ezekiel 17:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The seed of the land - Zedekiah, brother of Jehoiachin.
Planted it in a fruitful field - Made him king of Judea in place of his brother.
Placed it by great waters - Put him under the protection of Babylon, situated on the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates.
And set it as a willow tree - Made him dependent on this city of great waters, as the willow is on humidity.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the seed. Zedekiah, brother to Jeconiah
planted it in a fruitful field. [heb] put it in a field of seed. Made him king of Judea.
he placed. Made him dependent on Babylon, the city of great waters, as the willow is on humidity.
LibraryDivine Destruction and Protection
CAN your minds fly back to the time when there was no time, to the day when there was no day but the Ancient of Days? Can you speed back to that period when God dwelt alone, when this round world and all the things that be upon it, had not come from his hand; when the sun flamed not in his strength, and the stars flashed not in their brightness? Can you go back to the period when there were no angels, when cherubim and seraphim had not been born; and, if there be creatures elder than they, when none …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 62: 1916
Bunyan's Last Sermon --Preached July 1688.
For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land--a land with brooks, streams, and deep springs gushing out into the valleys and hills;
They will spring up like grass in a meadow, like poplar trees by flowing streams.
You have planted them, and they have taken root; they grow and bear fruit. You are always on their lips but far from their hearts.
he broke off its topmost shoot and carried it away to a land of merchants, where he planted it in a city of traders.
and it sprouted and became a low, spreading vine. Its branches turned toward him, but its roots remained under it. So it became a vine and produced branches and put out leafy boughs.
Then he took a member of the royal family and made a treaty with him, putting him under oath. He also carried away the leading men of the land,
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.
Jump to PreviousAbundant Conspicuous Earth Fertile Field Fruitful Great Placed Planted Planting Seed Slip Soil Tree Twig Waters
Jump to NextAbundant Conspicuous Earth Fertile Field Fruitful Great Placed Planted Planting Seed Slip Soil Tree Twig Waters
LinksEzekiel 17:5 NIV
Ezekiel 17:5 NLT
Ezekiel 17:5 ESV
Ezekiel 17:5 NASB
Ezekiel 17:5 KJV
Ezekiel 17:5 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 17:5 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 17:5 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 17:5 French Bible
Ezekiel 17:5 German Bible
Ezekiel 17:5 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.