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Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.
his height The Assyrian king, to whom Pharaoh is compared, from his great power, extensive dominion, and the protection that he offered, resembled the spreading branches, thick shade, and high stature of a flourishing cedar on mount Lebanon. The fruitful lands of Assyria; the immense revenues he drew from vast multitudes in his extensive territories; his lucrative commerce, by the river Tigris, with the countries on the Indian ocean; and all the various sources of his wealth and prosperity, resembled the rivers and streams which cause the trees planted by them to grow and flourish exceedingly; and hence the empire and its head were exalted above all the kingdoms of the earth.
Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree...
Isaiah 10:8-14 For he said, Are not my princes altogether kings...
Isaiah 36:4,18,19 And Rabshakeh said to them, Say you now to Hezekiah, Thus said the great king, the king of Assyria...
Isaiah 37:11-13 Behold, you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands by destroying them utterly; and shall you be delivered...
Daniel 4:11 The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached to heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth:
he shot forth. or, it sent them forth
Strong's ConcordanceTherefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.
Topical BibleAbundant Arms Boughs Branches Exalted Field Forest Forth Grew Height Higher Hight Increased Large Loftier Multiplied Multitude Reason Shooting Shoots Shot Spread Spreading Stature Taller Towered Trees Waters
Ezekiel Chapter 31 Verse 5
Alphabetical: abundant all and as became because boughs branches field grew height higher increased it its loftier long many of out So spread spreading than the them Therefore towered trees was waters
OT Prophets: Ezekiel 31:5 Therefore its stature was exalted above all (Ezek. Eze Ezk)