Ezekiel 17:8

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It was planted in a good soile by great waters, that it might bring forth branches, and that it might beare fruit, that it might be a goodly Uine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It was planted in good soil beside abundant waters, that it might yield branches and bear fruit {and} become a splendid vine.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He had it planted in a good field by great waters so that it might put out branches and have fruit and be a strong vine.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- World English Bible

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

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 stately vine.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 17:8


17:8 Was planted - By Nebuchadnezzar, in a very hopeful condition, where it might have been fruitful, and flourished.


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