‘Behold, Assyria was a (A)cedar in Lebanon
With beautiful branches and forest shade,
And [a](B)very high,
And its top was among the [b]clouds.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 31:3 Lit high of stature
  2. Ezekiel 31:3 So Gr; M.T. thick boughs

Consider Assyria,(A) once a cedar in Lebanon,(B)
    with beautiful branches overshadowing the forest;
it towered on high,
    its top above the thick foliage.(C)

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‘All the (A)birds of the heavens nested in its boughs,
And under its branches all the beasts of the field gave birth,
And all great nations lived under its shade.

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All the birds of the sky
    nested in its boughs,
all the animals of the wild
    gave birth(A) under its branches;
all the great nations
    lived in its shade.(B)

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