Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon With beautiful branches and forest shade, And very high, And its top was among the clouds.

King James Version

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud, and of an high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

Holman Bible

Think of Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches and shady foliage, and of lofty height. Its top was among the clouds.

International Standard Version

Think about Assyria, that cedar of Lebanon, beautiful with its branches, like a shady forest, with an awesome height, its summit touches the clouds.

A Conservative Version

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature, and its top was among the thick boughs.

American Standard Version

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature; and its top was among the thick boughs.

Amplified

Behold, [I will liken you to] Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and with forestlike shade and of high stature, with its top among the thick boughs [even among the clouds].

Bible in Basic English

See, a pine-tree with beautiful branches and thick growth, giving shade and very tall; and its top was among the clouds.

Darby Translation

Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and a shadowing shroud, and of a high stature: and his top was amidst the thick boughs.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches and with a shadowing shroud and of a high stature; and his top was highest among the thick boughs.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, Assur a cedar in Lebanon, fair of branch, and a shading thicket, and high of stature; and his foliage was between the thick boughs.

King James 2000

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with forest shade, and of a high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! Assyria [was] a cedar in Lebanon, [with] beautiful branches and a forest giving shade, and {very high}, and its treetop [was] between [the] clouds.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, Assyria was like a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and forest shade, and of great height. And his top was among the thick boughs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, Assyria was like a Cedar tree upon the mount of Lebanon, with fair branches: so thick, that he gave shadows, and shot out very high. His top reached into the clouds.

NET Bible

Consider Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches, like a forest giving shade, and extremely tall; its top reached into the clouds.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with beautiful branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature; and its top was among the thick boughs.

New simplified Bible

Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon with beautiful branches and forest shade, and very high, and its top was among the clouds.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! Assyria, was a cedar in Lebanon, Beautiful in bough and Dense in foliage and Lofty in stature, - and Among the clouds, came to be his top:

Webster

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shady cover, and of a high stature; and his top was among the thick boughs.

World English Bible

Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with beautiful branches, and with a forest-like shade, and of high stature; and its top was among the thick boughs.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, Asshur, a cedar in Lebanon, Fair in branch, and shading bough, and high in stature, And between thickets hath its foliage been.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשּׁר אשּׁוּר 
'Ashshuwr 
Usage: 152

ארז 
'erez 
Usage: 73

in Lebanon
לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

with fair
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

ענף 
`anaph 
Usage: 7

and with a shadowing
צלל 
Tsalal 
began to be dark , shadowing
Usage: 2

חרשׁ 
Choresh 
Usage: 7

and of an high
גּבהּ 
Gabahh 
Usage: 4

קומה 
Qowmah 
Usage: 45

and his top
צמּרת 
Tsammereth 
Usage: 5

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Pharaoh Is Warned Through Assyria's Destruction

2 "Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his hordes, 'Whom are you like in your greatness? 3 'Behold, Assyria was a cedar in Lebanon With beautiful branches and forest shade, And very high, And its top was among the clouds. 4 '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.


Cross References

Isaiah 10:33-34

Behold, the Lord, the GOD of hosts, will lop off the boughs with a terrible crash; Those also who are tall in stature will be cut down And those who are lofty will be abased.

Daniel 4:10

'Now these were the visions in my mind as I lay on my bed: I was looking, and behold, there was a tree in the midst of the earth and its height was great.

Judges 9:15

"The bramble said to the trees, 'If in truth you are anointing me as king over you, come and take refuge in my shade; but if not, may fire come out from the bramble and consume the cedars of Lebanon.'

Ezekiel 17:3-4

saying, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "A great eagle with great wings, long pinions and a full plumage of many colors came to Lebanon and took away the top of the cedar.

Ezekiel 17:22

Thus says the Lord GOD, "I will also take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and set it out; I will pluck from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one and I will plant it on a high and lofty mountain.

Daniel 4:20-23

'The tree that you saw, which became large and grew strong, whose height reached to the sky and was visible to all the earth

Isaiah 37:24

"Through your servants you have reproached the Lord, And you have said, 'With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains, To the remotest parts of Lebanon; And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses And I will go to its highest peak, its thickest forest.

Ezekiel 31:6

'All the birds of the heavens nested in its boughs, And under its branches all the beasts of the field gave birth, And all great nations lived under its shade.

Ezekiel 31:16

"I made the nations quake at the sound of its fall when I made it go down to Sheol with those who go down to the pit; and all the well-watered trees of Eden, the choicest and best of Lebanon, were comforted in the earth beneath.

Daniel 4:12

'Its foliage was beautiful and its fruit abundant, And in it was food for all The beasts of the field found shade under it, And the birds of the sky dwelt in its branches, And all living creatures fed themselves from it.

Nahum 3:1-19

Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage; Her prey never departs.

Zephaniah 2:13

And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.

Zechariah 11:2

Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen, Because the glorious trees have been destroyed; Wail, O oaks of Bashan, For the impenetrable forest has come down.



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