Ezekiel 31:5
New International Version
So it towered higher than all the trees of the field; its boughs increased and its branches grew long, spreading because of abundant waters.

New Living Translation
This great tree towered high, higher than all the other trees around it. It prospered and grew long thick branches because of all the water at its roots.

English Standard Version
So it towered high above all the trees of the field; its boughs grew large and its branches long from abundant water in its shoots.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore it towered higher than all the trees of the field. Its branches multiplied, and its boughs grew long as it spread them out because of the abundant waters.

King James Bible
Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.

New King James Version
‘Therefore its height was exalted above all the trees of the field; Its boughs were multiplied, And its branches became long because of the abundance of water, As it sent them out.

New American Standard Bible
‘Therefore its height was loftier than all the trees of the field And its boughs became many and its branches long Because of many waters as it spread them out.

NASB 1995
'Therefore its height was loftier than all the trees of the field And its boughs became many and its branches long Because of many waters as it spread them out.

NASB 1977
‘Therefore its height was loftier than all the trees of the field And its boughs became many and its branches long Because of many waters as it spread them out.

Amplified Bible
‘Therefore it towered higher than all the trees of the forest And its boughs multiplied and its branches grew long; Because there was so much water they spread outward.

Christian Standard Bible
Therefore the cedar became greater in height than all the trees of the field. Its branches multiplied, and its boughs grew long as it spread them out because of the abundant water.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore the cedar became greater in height than all the trees of the field. Its branches multiplied, and its boughs grew long as it spread them out because of the plentiful water.

American Standard Version
Therefore its stature was exalted above all the trees of the field; and its boughs were multiplied, and its branches became long by reason of many waters, when it shot them forth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, his height is exalted more than all the trees of the wilderness, and his branches increased and his branches were long from the abundance of the waters that grew him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore, was his stature exalted above all the trees of the field, and his branches spread far by the help of much water.

Contemporary English Version
But this tree towered over those other trees, and its branches grew long and thick.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore was his height exalted above all the trees of the country: and his branches were multiplied, and his boughs were elevated because of many waters.

English Revised Version
Therefore his stature was exalted above all the trees of the field: and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long by reason of many waters, when he shot them forth.

Good News Translation
Because it was well-watered, It grew taller than other trees. Its branches grew thick and long.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why it grew taller than all the other trees in the field. Its branches became large and long because of so much water.

International Standard Version
That's why it grew taller than any of the trees in the fields. Its boughs flourished. Its branches grew luxurious because all the water made it spread out well.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore its stature was exalted Above all the trees of the field; And its boughs were multiplied, And its branches became long, Because of the multitude of waters, when it shot them forth.

Literal Standard Version
Therefore his stature has been higher than all trees of the field, "" And his boughs are multiplied, and his branches are long, "" Because of many waters in his shooting forth.

NET Bible
Therefore it grew taller than all the trees of the field; its boughs grew large and its branches grew long, because of the plentiful water in its shoots.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore its stature was exalted above all the trees of the field; and its boughs were multiplied, and its branches became long by reason of many waters, when it shot them forth.

World English Bible
Therefore its stature was exalted above all the trees of the field; and its boughs were multiplied, and its branches became long by reason of many waters, when it shot [them] forth.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore higher hath been his stature than all trees of the field, And multiplied are his boughs, and long are his branches, Because of many waters in his shooting forth,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Egypt will Fall Like Assyria
4The waters made it grow; the deep springs made it tall, directing their streams all around its base and sending their channels to all the trees of the field. 5Therefore it towered higher than all the trees of the field. Its branches multiplied, and its boughs grew long as it spread them out because of the abundant waters. 6All the birds of the air nested in its branches, and all the beasts of the field gave birth beneath its boughs; all the great nations lived in its shade.…

Cross References
Psalm 1:3
He is like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in season, whose leaf does not wither, and who prospers in all he does.

Ezekiel 17:5
He took some of the seed of the land and planted it in fertile soil; he placed it by abundant waters and set it out like a willow.

Ezekiel 31:3
Look at Assyria, a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches that shaded the forest. It towered on high; its top was among the clouds.

Daniel 4:11
The tree grew large and strong; its top reached the sky, and it was visible to the ends of the earth.


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.

Psalm 37:35,36
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree…

Isaiah 10:8-14
For he saith, Are not my princes altogether kings? …

Isaiah 36:4,18,19
And Rabshakeh said unto them, Say ye now to Hezekiah, Thus saith the great king, the king of Assyria, What confidence is this wherein thou trustest? …

he shot forth.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

it towered
גָּבְהָ֣א (gā·ḇə·hā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1361: To soar, be lofty, to be haughty

higher
קֹמָת֔וֹ (qō·mā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6967: Height

than all
מִכֹּ֖ל (mik·kōl)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the trees
עֲצֵ֣י (‘ă·ṣê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 6086: Tree, trees, wood

of the field.
הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה (haś·śā·ḏeh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7704: Field, land

Its branches
סַֽרְעַפֹּתָ֜יו (sar·‘ap·pō·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5634: A bough

multiplied,
וַתִּרְבֶּ֨ינָה (wat·tir·be·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

and its boughs
פֹארֹתָ֛יו (p̄ō·rō·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6288: Ornamentation, foliage, as bright green

grew long
וַתֶּאֱרַ֧כְנָה (wat·te·’ĕ·raḵ·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's 748: To be, long

as it spread them out
בְּשַׁלְּחֽוֹ׃ (bə·šal·lə·ḥōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

because of the abundant
רַבִּ֖ים (rab·bîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

waters.
מִמַּ֥יִם (mim·ma·yim)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen


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