12 The righteous will flourish(A) like a palm tree,
    they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;(B)

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In the last days(A)

the mountain(B) of the Lord’s temple will be established
    as the highest of the mountains;(C)
it will be exalted(D) above the hills,
    and all nations will stream to it.(E)

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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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12 Its leaves were beautiful, its fruit abundant, and on it was food for all. Under it the wild animals found shelter, and the birds lived in its branches;(A) from it every creature was fed.

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I will be like the dew(A) to Israel;
    he will blossom like a lily.(B)
Like a cedar of Lebanon(C)
    he will send down his roots;(D)
    his young shoots will grow.
His splendor will be like an olive tree,(E)
    his fragrance like a cedar of Lebanon.(F)
People will dwell again in his shade;(G)
    they will flourish like the grain,
they will blossom(H) like the vine—
    Israel’s fame will be like the wine(I) of Lebanon.(J)

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32 Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”(A)

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