Ezekiel 17:8
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.

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.

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.

New American Bible
it was transplanted to a fertile field By abundant waters, to produce branches, to bear fruit, to become a majestic vine.

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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.

soil.

Ezekiel 17:5,6 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. . . .

and that.

Context
The Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine
7And there was another large eagle, with great wings, and many feathers: and behold this vine, bending as it were her roots towards him, stretched forth her branches to him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation. 8It 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.9Say thou: Thus saith the Lord God: Shall it prosper then? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and strip off its fruit, and dry up all the branches it hath shot forth, and make it wither: and this without a strong arm, or many people to pluck it up by the root?…
Cross References
Ezekiel 17:7
And there was another large eagle, with great wings, and many feathers: and behold this vine, bending as it were her roots towards him, stretched forth her branches to him, that he might water it by the furrows of her plantation.

Ezekiel 17:9
Say thou: Thus saith the Lord God: Shall it prosper then? shall he not pull up the roots thereof, and strip off its fruit, and dry up all the branches it hath shot forth, and make it wither: and this without a strong arm, or many people to pluck it up by the root?

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.

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

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.

She thrives in a fair field by much water, to produce shoots and bear fruit, that she might become a great vine.

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.

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.

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.

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.

On a good field, by many waters, it is planted, To make branches, and to bear fruit, To be for an goodly vine.
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