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The tree grew large and strong and its top touched the sky; it was visible to the ends of the earth.
King James Bible
The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth:
Darby Bible Translation
The tree grew, and was strong, and its height reached unto the heavens, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth.
World English Bible
The tree grew, and was strong, and its height reached to the sky, and its sight to the end of all the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
become great hath the tree, yea, strong, and its height doth reach to the heavens, and its vision to the end of the whole land;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I saw - a tree - This vision Nebuchadnezzar says made him afraid. What a mercy it is that God has hidden futurity from us! Were he to show every man the lot that is before him, the misery of the human race would be complete.
Great men and princes are often represented, in the language of the prophets, under the similitude of trees; see Ezekiel 17:5, Ezekiel 17:6; Ezekiel 31:3, etc.; Jeremiah 22:15; Psalm 1:3; Psalm 37:35.
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LibraryThe Life of Mr. Andrew Melvil.
Mr. Melvil, after finishing his classical studies, went abroad, and taught, for some time, both at Poictiers in France, and at Geneva. He returned to Scotland in July 1574, after having been absent from his native country near ten years. Upon his return, the learned Beza, in a letter to the general assembly of the church of Scotland, said, "That the greatest token of affection the kirk of Geneva could show to Scotland, was, that they had suffered themselves to be spoiled of Mr. Andrew Melvil." Soon …
John Howie—Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)
The Teaching of Matthew 13 Proves that no Era of Millennial Blessing Precedes Christ's Second Advent.
The Unseen Watcher
Destruction of Jerusalem Foretold.
Hear, Israel: You are now about to cross the Jordan to go in and dispossess nations greater and stronger than you, with large cities that have walls up to the sky.
So it towered higher than all the trees of the field; its boughs increased and its branches grew long, spreading because of abundant waters.
with beautiful leaves and abundant fruit, providing food for all, giving shelter to the wild animals, and having nesting places in its branches for the birds--
Your Majesty, you are that tree! You have become great and strong; your greatness has grown until it reaches the sky, and your dominion extends to distant parts of the earth.
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