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.
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.
Darby Bible Translation
I had made him fair by the multitude of his branches; and all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.
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.
Ezekiel 31:9 Parallel
CommentaryEzekiel 31:9 Parallel Commentaries
Then the LORD God planted a garden in Eden in the east, and there he placed the man he had made.
The LORD God made all sorts of trees grow up from the ground--trees that were beautiful and that produced delicious fruit. In the middle of the garden he placed the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Lot took a long look at the fertile plains of the Jordan Valley in the direction of Zoar. The whole area was well watered everywhere, like the garden of the LORD or the beautiful land of Egypt. (This was before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.)
The LORD will comfort Israel again and have pity on her ruins. Her desert will blossom like Eden, her barren wilderness like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness will be found there. Songs of thanksgiving will fill the air.
You were in Eden, the garden of God. Your clothing was adorned with every precious stone--red carnelian, pale-green peridot, white moonstone, blue-green beryl, onyx, green jasper, blue lapis lazuli, turquoise, and emerald--all beautifully crafted for you and set in the finest gold. They were given to you on the day you were created.
I made the nations shake with fear at the sound of its fall, for I sent it down to the grave with all the others who descend to the pit. And all the other proud trees of Eden, the most beautiful and the best of Lebanon, the ones whose roots went deep into the water, took comfort to find it there with them in the depths of the earth.
"O Egypt, to which of the trees of Eden will you compare your strength and glory? You, too, will be brought down to the depths with all these other nations. You will lie there among the outcasts who have died by the sword. This will be the fate of Pharaoh and all his hordes. I, the Sovereign LORD, have spoken!"
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