On my bed I saw a vision: there was a tree in the middle of the earth, and it was very high.
I saw a dream which was a cause of great fear to me; I was troubled by the images of my mind on my bed, and by the visions of my head.
I have seen the evil-doer in great power, covering the earth like a great tree.
See, the Lord, the Lord of armies, is cutting off his branches with a great noise, and his strong ones are falling and his high ones are coming down.
They have been planted by you, they have taken root; they go on and give fruit: you are near in their mouths but far from their thoughts.
See, a pine-tree with beautiful branches and thick growth, giving shade and very tall; and its top was among the clouds.
The tree which you saw, which became tall and strong, stretching up to heaven and seen from the ends of the earth;