Verse (Click for Chapter)
Good News Translation
I made it beautiful, with spreading branches. It was the envy of every tree in Eden, the garden of God.
Contemporary English Version
New American Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I made him beautiful and thick set with many branches: and all the trees of pleasure, that were in the paradise of God, envied him.
Ezekiel 16:14 And thy renown went forth among the nations for thy beauty: for thou wast perfect through my beauty, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord God.
Exodus 9:16 And therefore have I raised thee, that I may shew my power in thee, and my name may be spoken of throughout all the earth.
Psalm 75:6,7 For neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the desert hills: . . .
Daniel 2:21,37,38 And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding: . . .
Daniel 4:22-25 They shall cast thee out from among men, and thy dwelling shall be with cattle, and with wild beasts, and thou shalt eat grass, as an ox, and shalt be wet with the dew of heaven: and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. . . .
Daniel 5:20-23 But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto pride, he was put down from the throne of his kingdom, and his glory was taken away. . . .
all the trees
Ezekiel 17:22,24 Thus saith the Lord God: I myself will take of the marrow of the high cedar, and will set it: I will crop off a tender twig from the top of the branches thereof, and I will plant it on a mountain high and eminent. . . .
Judges 9:8-20 The trees went to anoint a king over them: and they said to the olive tree: Reign thou over us. . . .
Isaiah 55:12 For you shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall sing praise before you, and all the trees of the country shall clap their hands.
Zechariah 11:2 Howl, thou fir tree, for the cedar is fallen, for the mighty are laid waste: howl, ye oaks of Basan, because the fenced forest is cut down.
Genesis 26:14 And he had possessions of sheep and of herds, and a very great family. Wherefore the Palestines envying him,
Genesis 37:11 His brethren therefore envied him: but his father considered the thing with himself.
1 Samuel 18:15 And Saul saw that he was exceeding prudent, and began to beware of him.
Proverbs 27:4 Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?
Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again I considered all the labours of men, and I remarked that their industries are exposed to the envy of their neighbour: so in this also there is vanity, and fruitless care.
James 4:5,6 Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you? . . .
ContextEgypt will Fall Like Assyria
…8The cedars in the paradise of God were not higher than he, the fir trees did not equal his top, neither were the plane trees to be compared with him for branches: no tree in the paradise of God was like him in his beauty. 9For I made him beautiful and thick set with many branches: and all the trees of pleasure, that were in the paradise of God, envied him.10Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Because he was exalted in height, and shot up his top green and thick, and his heart was lifted up in his height:…
And the Lord God had planted a paradise of pleasure from the beginning: wherein he placed man whom he had formed.
And the Lord God brought forth of the ground all manner of trees, fair to behold, and pleasant to eat of: the tree of life also in the midst of paradise: and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
And Lot lifting up his eyes, saw all the country about the Jordan, which was watered throughout, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha, as the paradise of the Lord, and like Egypt as one comes to Segor.
The Lord therefore will comfort Sion, and will comfort all the ruins thereof: and he will make her desert as a place of pleasure, and her wilderness as the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of praise.
Thou wast in the pleasures of the paradise of God: every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the jasper, the chrysolite, and the onyx, and the beryl, the sapphire, and the carbuncle, and the emerald: gold the work of thy beauty: and thy pipes were prepared in the day that thou wast created.
I shook the nations with the sound of his fall, when I brought him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of pleasure, the choice and best in Libanus, all that were moistened with waters, were comforted in the lowest parts of the earth.
To whom art thou like, O thou that art famous and lofty among the trees of pleasure? Behold, thou art brought down with the trees of pleasure to the lowest parts of the earth: thou shalt sleep in the midst of the uncircumcised, with them that are slain by the sword: this is Pharao, and all his multitude, saith the Lord God.
They shall say: This land that was untilled is become as a garden of pleasure: and the cities that were abandoned, and desolate, and destroyed, are peopled and fenced.
Additional TranslationsI made it beautiful with its many branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God.’I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
I made it fair by the multitude of its branches, so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied it.
because of the multitude of his branches: and the trees of God's paradise of delight envied him.
I had made him fair by the multitude of his branches; and all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
I made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
I made it beautiful by the multitude of its branches, so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied it.
Fair I have made him in the multitude of his thin shoots, And envy him do all trees of Eden that are in the garden of God.
Jump to PreviousAbundant Beautiful Branches Eden Envied Envy Fair Full Garden Jealous Mass Multitude Shoots Thin Trees
Jump to NextAbundant Beautiful Branches Eden Envied Envy Fair Full Garden Jealous Mass Multitude Shoots Thin Trees
LinksEzekiel 31:9 NIV
Ezekiel 31:9 NLT
Ezekiel 31:9 ESV
Ezekiel 31:9 NASB
Ezekiel 31:9 KJV
Ezekiel 31:9 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 31:9 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 31:9 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 31:9 French Bible
Ezekiel 31:9 German Bible
Alphabetical: abundant all And beautiful branches Eden envy garden God I in it its jealous made multitude of the trees were which with
OT Prophets: Ezekiel 31:9 I made it beautiful by the multitude (Ezek. Eze Ezk) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools