Ezekiel 17:5
Good News Translation
Then he took a young plant from the land of Israel and planted it in a fertile field, where there was always water to make it grow.

Contemporary English Version
The eagle also took a seed from Israel and planted it in a fertile field with plenty of water, like a willow tree beside a stream.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he took of the seed of the land, and put it in the ground for seed, that it might take a firm root over many waters: he planted it on the surface of the earth.

New American Bible
Then he took some native seed and planted it in fertile soil; A shoot beside plentiful waters, like a willow he planted it,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he took of the seed of the land, and put it in the ground for seed, that it might take a firm root over many waters: he planted it on the surface of the earth.

the seed.

Ezekiel 17:13 And he shall take one of the king's seed, and make a covenant with him, and take an oath of him. Yea, and he shall take away the mighty men of the land,

2 Kings 24:17 And he appointed Matthanias, his uncle, in his stead: and called his name Sedecias.

Jeremiah 37:1 Now king Sedecias the son of Josias reigned instead of Jechonias the son of Joakim: whom Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon made king in the land of Juda.

planted it in a fruitful field.

Deuteronomy 8:7-9 For the Lord thy God will bring thee into a good land, of brooks and of waters, and of fountains: in the plains of which and the hills deep rivers break out: . . .

he placed.

Ezekiel 19:11,12 And she hath strong rods to make sceptres for them that bear rule, and her stature was exalted among the branches: and she saw her height in the multitude of her branches. . . .

Isaiah 15:7 According to the greatness of their work, is their visitation also: they shall lead them to the torrent of the willows.

Isaiah 44:4 And they shall spring up among the herbs, as willows beside the running waters.

Context
The Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine
4He cropped off the top of the twigs thereof: and carried it away into the land of Chanaan, and he set it in a city of merchants. 5And he took of the seed of the land, and put it in the ground for seed, that it might take a firm root over many waters: he planted it on the surface of the earth.6And it sprung up and grew into a spreading vine of low stature, and the branches thereof looked towards him: and the roots thereof were under him. So it became a vine, and grew into branches, and shot forth sprigs.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 8:7
For the Lord thy God will bring thee into a good land, of brooks and of waters, and of fountains: in the plains of which and the hills deep rivers break out:

Isaiah 44:4
And they shall spring up among the herbs, as willows beside the running waters.

Jeremiah 12:2
Thou hast planted them, and they have taken root: they prosper and bring forth fruit: thou art near in their mouth, and far from their reins.

Ezekiel 17:4
He cropped off the top of the twigs thereof: and carried it away into the land of Chanaan, and he set it in a city of merchants.

Ezekiel 17:6
And it sprung up and grew into a spreading vine of low stature, and the branches thereof looked towards him: and the roots thereof were under him. So it became a vine, and grew into branches, and shot forth sprigs.

Ezekiel 17:13
And he shall take one of the king's seed, and make a covenant with him, and take an oath of him. Yea, and he shall take away the mighty men of the land,

Ezekiel 31:4
The waters nourished him, the deep set him tip on high, the streams thereof ran round about his roots, and it sent, forth its rivulets to all the trees of the country.

Ezekiel 31:5
Therefore was his height exalted above all the trees of the country and his branches were multiplied, and his boughs were elevated because of many waters.

Additional Translations
He took some of the seed of the land and planted it in fertile soil; he placed it by abundant waters; he set it out like a willow.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.

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.

And he took of the seed of the land, and sowed it in a field planted by much water; he set it in a conspicuous place.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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