Ezekiel 17:5

“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)

Other Translations

Hee tooke also of the seed of the land, and planted it in a fruitfull field, he placed it by great waters, and set it as a willow tree.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he took some of the seed of the land, planting it in fertile earth, placing it by great waters; he put it in like a willow-tree.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby 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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal 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 slip.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 17:5


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.


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