Ezekiel 31
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1And it comes to pass, in the eleventh year, in the third [month], on the first of the month, a word of YHWH has been to me, saying,

2“Son of man, say to Pharaoh king of Egypt, and to his multitude: To whom have you been like in your greatness?

3Behold, Asshur, a cedar in Lebanon, "" Beautiful in branch, and shading bough, and high in stature, "" And its foliage has been between thickets.

4Waters have made it great, "" The deep has exalted him with its flowings, "" Going around its planting, "" And it has sent forth its conduits to all trees of the field.

5Therefore 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.

6Every bird of the heavens has made a nest in his boughs, "" And every beast of the field has brought forth under his branches, "" And all great nations dwell in his shade.

7And he is beautiful in his greatness, "" In the length of his thin shoots, "" For his root has been by great waters.

8Cedars have not hid him in the garden of God, "" Firs have not been like to his boughs, "" And plane-trees have not been as his branches, "" No tree in the garden of God has been like to him in his beauty,

9I 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.

10Therefore, thus said Lord YHWH: Because that you have been high in stature, "" And he yields his foliage between thickets, "" And his heart is high in his haughtiness, 11I give him into the hand of a god of nations, "" He deals severely with him, "" In his wickedness I have cast him out. 12And strangers cut him off, "" The terrible of nations, and they leave him, "" His thin shoots have fallen on the mountains and in all valleys, "" And his boughs are broken at all streams of the land, "" And all peoples of the land go down from his shade, and they leave him. 13Every bird of the heavens dwells on his ruin, "" And all beasts of the field have been on his boughs, 14In order that none of the trees of the waters "" May become haughty because of their stature, "" Nor give their foliage between thickets, "" Nor any drinking waters stand up to them in their haughtiness, "" For all of them are given up to death, "" To the lower earth, "" In the midst of the sons of men, "" To those going down to the pit.

15Thus said Lord YHWH: I have caused mourning in the day of his going down to Sheol, "" I have covered the deep over him, and diminish its flowings, "" And many waters are restrained, "" And I make Lebanon black for him, "" And all trees of the field [have been] a covering for him. 16I have caused nations to shake at the sound of his fall, "" In My causing him to go down to Sheol, "" With those going down to the pit, "" And all trees of Eden are comforted in the lower earth, "" The choice and good of Lebanon—All drinking waters. 17Those with him have also gone down to Sheol, "" To the pierced of the sword, "" And—his arm—they dwelt in his shade in the midst of nations.

18To whom have you been thus like, "" In glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? And you have been brought down with the trees of Eden, "" To the lower earth, "" You lie in the midst of the uncircumcised, "" With the pierced of the sword. This [is] Pharaoh, and all his multitude, "" A declaration of Lord YHWH!”

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Ezekiel 30
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