“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.”
King James Version (KJV)
17:5 The seed - Mattaniah, whom he called Zedekiah. Planted - Settled him on the throne of Judah. As a willow - The prophet compares this new made king to a willow, which grows no where so well as near great waters.