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They set out to go down to Egypt without asking My advice, to seek shelter under Pharaoh's protection and take refuge in the shade of Egypt.
Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit was abundant, and upon it was food for all. Under it the beasts of the field found shelter, in its branches the birds of the air nested, and from it every creature was fed.
They will return and dwell in his shade; they will grow grain and blossom like the vine. His renown will be like the wine of Lebanon.
Although it is the smallest of all seeds, yet it grows into the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and nest in its branches."
Judges 9:20, 49
But if not, may fire come from Abimelech and consume the leaders of Shechem and Beth-millo, and may fire come from the leaders of Shechem and Beth-millo and consume Abimelech." . . .
For a fire went out from Heshbon, a blaze from the city of Sihon. It consumed Ar of Moab, the rulers of Arnon's heights.
The strong man will become tinder and his work will be a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the flames.
Fire has gone out from its main branch and devoured its fruit, and no strong branch that remains is fit for a ruler's scepter.' This is a lament and shall be used as a lament."
2 Kings 14:9
But Jehoash king of Israel replied to Amaziah king of Judah: "A thistle in Lebanon sent a message to a cedar in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' Then a wild beast in Lebanon came along and trampled the thistle.
The trees of the LORD have their fill, the cedars of Lebanon that He planted,
against all the cedars of Lebanon, lofty and lifted up, against all the oaks of Bashan,
Through your servants you have taunted the Lord, and you have said "With my many chariots I have ascended to the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon. I have cut down its tallest cedars, the finest of its cypress trees. I have reached its farthest heights, the densest of its forests.
Look at Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches that shaded the forest. It towered on high; its top was among the clouds.
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