Ezekiel 31:9
New International Version
I made it beautiful with abundant branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden in the garden of God.

New Living Translation
Because I made this tree so beautiful, and gave it such magnificent foliage, it was the envy of all the other trees of Eden, the garden of God.

English Standard Version
I made it beautiful in the mass of its branches, and all the trees of Eden envied it, that were in the garden of God.

Berean Study Bible
I made it beautiful with its many branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God.’

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
I made it beautiful with a multitude of branches, So that all the trees of Eden envied it, That were in the garden of God.’

New American Standard Bible
‘I made it beautiful with the multitude of its branches, And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God, were jealous of it.

NASB 1995
'I made it beautiful with the multitude of its branches, And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God, were jealous of it.

NASB 1977
‘I made it beautiful with the multitude of its branches, And all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God, were jealous of it.

Amplified Bible
‘I made it beautiful with the great mass of its branches, So that all the trees of Eden which were in the garden of God were jealous of it (Assyria).

Christian Standard Bible
I made it beautiful with its many limbs, and all the trees of Eden, which were in God’s garden, envied it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I made it beautiful with its many limbs, and all the trees of Eden, which were in God's garden, envied it."

American Standard Version
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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have made him beautiful in the multitude of his branches, and all the trees of Eden, the Paradise of God, were jealous of him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
because of the multitude of his branches: and the trees of God's paradise of delight envied him.

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD, gave this tree its beauty, and I helped the branches grow strong. All other trees in Eden wanted to be just like it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
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.

Good News Translation
I made it beautiful, with spreading branches. It was the envy of every tree in Eden, the garden of God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I was the one who made it beautiful with its many branches. This tree was the envy of all the trees in Eden, in God's garden.

International Standard Version
I made it beautiful, including all of its branches; all the trees in God's garden of Eden envied it!'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

Literal Standard Version
I have made him beautiful in the multitude of his thin shoots, "" And all trees of Eden that [are] in the garden of God envy him.

NET Bible
I made it beautiful with its many branches; all the trees of Eden, in the garden of God, envied it.

New Heart English Bible
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.'

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Egypt will Fall Like Assyria
8The cedars in the garden of God could not rival it; the cypresses could not compare with its branches, nor the plane trees match its boughs. No tree in the garden of God could compare with its beauty. 9I made it beautiful with its many branches, the envy of all the trees of Eden, which were in the garden of God.’ 10Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Since it became great in height and set its top among the clouds, and it grew proud on account of its height,…

Cross References
Genesis 2:8
And the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, where He placed the man He had formed.

Genesis 2:9
Out of the ground the LORD God gave growth to every tree that is pleasing to the eye and good for food. And in the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 13:10
And Lot looked out and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan, all the way to Zoar, was well watered like the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)

Isaiah 51:3
For the LORD will comfort Zion and will look with compassion on all her ruins; He will make her wilderness like Eden and her desert like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and melodious song.

Ezekiel 28:13
You were in Eden, the garden of God. Every kind of precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, and diamond, beryl, onyx, and jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and emerald. Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold, prepared on the day of your creation.

Ezekiel 31:16
I made the nations quake at the sound of its downfall, when I cast it down to Sheol with those who descend to the Pit. Then all the trees of Eden, the choicest and best of Lebanon, all the well-watered trees, were consoled in the earth below.

Ezekiel 31:18
Who then is like you in glory and greatness among the trees of Eden? You also will be brought down to the depths of the earth to be with the trees of Eden. You will lie among the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, declares the Lord GOD.'"

Ezekiel 36:35
Then they will say, 'This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden. The cities that were once ruined, desolate, and destroyed are now fortified and inhabited.'


Treasury of Scripture

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.

made

Ezekiel 16:14
And thy renown went forth among the heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my comeliness, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord GOD.

Exodus 9:16
And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.

Psalm 75:6,7
For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south…

all the trees

Ezekiel 17:22,24
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and will plant it upon an high mountain and eminent: …

Judges 9:8-20
The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us…

Isaiah 55:12
For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

envied

Genesis 26:14
For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him.

Genesis 37:11
And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.

1 Samuel 18:15
Wherefore when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely, he was afraid of him.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I made
עֲשִׂיתִ֔יו (‘ă·śî·ṯîw)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

it beautiful
יָפֶ֣ה (yā·p̄eh)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3303: Fair, beautiful

with its many
בְּרֹ֖ב (bə·rōḇ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7230: Multitude, abundance, greatness

branches,
דָּֽלִיּוֹתָ֑יו (dā·lî·yō·w·ṯāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1808: Something dangling, a bough

the envy
וַיְקַנְאֻ֙הוּ֙ (way·qan·’u·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7065: To be, zealous, jealous, envious

of all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

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

of Eden,
עֵ֔דֶן (‘ê·ḏen)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5731: Eden -- the garden home of Adam and Eve

which
אֲשֶׁ֖ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

were in the garden
בְּגַ֥ן (bə·ḡan)
Preposition-b | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 1588: An enclosure, garden

of God.’
הָאֱלֹהִֽים׃ (hā·’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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