Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

no Cedar tree might hide him. In the pleasant garden of God, there was no fir tree like his branches, the plain trees were not like the boughs of him. All the trees in the garden of God might not be compared unto him in his beauty:

New American Standard Bible

‘The cedars in God’s garden could not match it;
The cypresses could not compare with its boughs,
And the plane trees could not match its branches.
No tree in God’s garden could compare with it in its beauty.

King James Version

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut trees were not like his branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty.

Holman Bible

The cedars in God’s garden could not rival it;
the pine trees couldn’t compare with its branches,
nor could the plane trees match its boughs.
No tree in the garden of God
could compare with it in beauty.

International Standard Version

The cedars in God's garden could not compare to it; Fir trees could not match its boughs. The plane tree never grew branches like it, and no tree in God's garden compares to its beauty.

A Conservative Version

The cedars in the garden of God could not dim it. The fir trees were not like its boughs, and the plane trees were not as its branches, nor was any tree in the garden of God like it in its beauty.

American Standard Version

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir-trees were not like its boughs, and the plane-trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like unto it in its beauty.

Amplified


‘The cedars in the garden of God could not hide or rival it;
The cypress trees did not have boughs like it,
And the plane trees did not have branches like it.
No tree in the garden of God was like it in its beauty.

Bible in Basic English

No cedars were equal to it in the garden of God; the fir-trees were not like its branches, and plane-trees were as nothing in comparison with its arms; no tree in the garden of God was so beautiful.

Darby Translation

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him; the cypresses were not like his boughs, and the plane-trees were not as his branches: no tree in the garden of God was like unto him in his beauty.

Julia Smith Translation

The cedars did not hide him in the garden of God: the cypresses were not like to his boughs, and the plane trees were not as his branches; every tree in the garden of God was not like to him in his beauty.

King James 2000

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it: the fir trees were not like its boughs, and the chestnut trees were not like its branches; nor any tree in the garden of God was like unto it in its beauty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Cedars in the garden of God could not [be] equal to it; fir trees could not resemble its branches, and plane trees were not [even] like its branches; any tree [even] in the garden of God could not resemble it in its beauty.

Modern King James verseion

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him; the fir trees were not like his boughs, and the chestnut trees were not like his branches. Nor was any tree in the garden of God like him in his beauty.

NET Bible

The cedars in the garden of God could not eclipse it, nor could the fir trees match its boughs; the plane trees were as nothing compared to its branches; no tree in the garden of God could rival its beauty.

New Heart English Bible

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir trees were not like its boughs, and the plane trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like it in its beauty.

The Emphasized Bible

Cedars hid him not. in the garden of God, Fir-trees were not like unto his boughs, Nor plane-trees, like his branches, - no, tree in the garden of God, was like unto him in his beauty.

Webster

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir-trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut-trees were not like his branches; not any tree in the garden of God was like to him in his beauty.

World English Bible

The cedars in the garden of God could not hide it; the fir trees were not like its boughs, and the plane trees were not as its branches; nor was any tree in the garden of God like it in its beauty.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cedars have not hid him in the garden of God, Firs have not been like unto his boughs, And chesnut-trees have not been as his branches, No tree in the garden of God hath been like unto him in his beauty,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארז 
'erez 
Usage: 73

in the garden
גּן 
Gan 
גּן 
Gan 
Usage: 43
Usage: 43

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600
Usage: 2600

could not hide
עמם 
`amam 
Usage: 3

him the fir trees
בּרושׁ 
B@rowsh 
Usage: 20

were not like
דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

סעפּה 
C@`appah 
Usage: 2

and the chesnut trees
ערמון 
`armown 
Usage: 2

פּארה פּראה פּארה 
P@'orah 
Usage: 8

דּמה 
Damah 
Usage: 30

References

Context Readings

Pharaoh Is Warned Through Assyria's Destruction

7 Fair and beautiful was he in his greatness and in the length of his branches, for his root stood beside great waters; 8 no Cedar tree might hide him. In the pleasant garden of God, there was no fir tree like his branches, the plain trees were not like the boughs of him. All the trees in the garden of God might not be compared unto him in his beauty: 9 So fair and goodly had I made him with the multitude of his branches: Insomuch that all the trees in the pleasant garden of God, had envy at him.


Cross References

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in the pleasure garden of God; thou art decked with all manner of precious stones: with Ruby, Topaz, Crystal, Jacinth, Onyx, Jasper, Sapphire, Smaragdus, Carbuncle, and gold. Thy beauty and the holes that be in thee were set forth in the day of thy creation.

Genesis 13:10

Then Lot lift up his eyes, and beheld all the country about Jordan: that it was a plenteous country of water. For, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, it was round about Zoar, even as the pleasant garden of the LORD, and as the land of Egypt.

Psalm 80:10

The hills were covered with the shadow of it, and the boughs thereof were like the goodly cedar-trees.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD hath compassion on Zion and hath compassion on all that is decayed therein, and will make her wilderness as paradise, and her desert as the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness shall be found therein, with thanksgiving and the voice of praise.

Genesis 2:8-9

The LORD God also planted a garden in Eden from the beginning, and there he set man whom he had formed.

Ezekiel 31:16

I will make the Heathen shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell, with them that descend into the pit. All the trees of Eden, with all the chosen and best trees of Lebanon, yea, and all they that are planted upon the waters, shall mourn with him also in the lower habitations:

Ezekiel 31:18

To whom shalt thou be likened, that art so glorious and great, among the trees of Eden? Yet art thou cast down under the earth, among the trees of Eden, where thou must lie among the uncircumcised, with them that be slain with the sword. Even thus is it with Pharaoh and all his people, sayeth the LORD God.'"

Psalm 37:35

I myself have seen the ungodly in great power, and flourishing like a green bay-tree.

Isaiah 10:7-14

Howbeit, his meaning is not so, neither thinketh his heart of this fashion. But he imagineth only, how he may overthrow and destroy much people,

Isaiah 36:4-18

And Rabshakeh said unto them, "Tell Hezekiah that the great king of Assyria sayeth thus unto him, 'What presumption is this, that thou trustest unto?

Isaiah 37:11-13

For thou knowest well how the kings of Assyria have handled all the lands that they have subverted; and hopest thou to escape?

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