New American Standard Bible
"He also took some of the seed of the land and planted it in fertile soil. He placed it beside abundant waters; he set it like a willow.
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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He took also of the seed of the land - Zedekiah the king's uncle, not a Babylonian satrap, was made king.
'Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah. 2. And he did that which was evil in the eyes of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. 3. For through the anger of the Lord it came to pass in Jerusalem and Judah, till he had cast them out from his presence, that Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon. 4. And it came to pass, in the ninth year of his reign, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;
And they will spring up among the grass Like poplars by streams of water.'
You have planted them, they have also taken root; They grow, they have even produced fruit. You are near to their lips But far from their mind.
"He plucked off the topmost of its young twigs and brought it to a land of merchants; he set it in a city of traders.
"Then it sprouted and became a low, spreading vine with its branches turned toward him, but its roots remained under it. So it became a vine and yielded shoots and sent out branches.
'He took one of the royal family and made a covenant with him, putting him under oath. He also took away the mighty of the land,
'The waters made it grow, the deep made it high. With its rivers it continually extended all around its planting place, And sent out its channels to all the trees of the field.
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