Ezekiel 31:7

“Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by great waters.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ezekiel 31:7

Thus was hee faire in his greatnesse, in the length of his branches: for his roote was by great waters.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'So it was beautiful in its greatness, in the length of its branches; For its roots extended to many waters.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus was it fair in its greatness, in the length of its branches; for its root was by many waters.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So it was beautiful, being so tall and its branches so long, for its root was by great waters.
- Basic English Bible

Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: because his root was by great waters.
- Darby Bible

Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the length of his branches: for his root was by great waters.
- Webster's Bible

Thus was it beautiful in its greatness, in the length of its branches; for its root was by many waters.
- World English Bible

And he is fair in his greatness, In the length of his thin shoots, For his root hath been by great waters.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus was it fair in its greatness, in the length of its branches; for its root was by many waters.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ezekiel 31:7

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 31:7


31:5 All the fowls - All kind of men, nobles, merchants, husbandmen. Made their nests - Settled their habitations. In his boughs - In his kingdom, in the cities and towns of it. All great nations - No nation that was great at that time, but, sought the friendship of this kingdom.

31:8 The cedars - The greatest kings. Garden of God - In the most fruitful gardens. Hide - Could not ever top, and shade him. The fir - trees - Lesser kings, and kingdoms, were not equal to his boughs. Nor any tree - All summed up, none like him in all the kingdoms of the world.


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