Ezekiel 17:22; Ezekiel 31:3–4; Ezekiel 31:10

22 Thus says the Lord God: kI myself will take a sprig from the lofty top of the cedar and will set it out. lI will break off from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one, and mI myself will plant it on a high and lofty mountain.

Behold, xAssyria was a ycedar in zLebanon,

with beautiful branches and aforest shade,

band of towering height,

its top among the clouds.1

The waters nourished it;

the deep made it grow tall,

making cits rivers flow

around the place of its planting,

sending forth its streams

to all the trees of the field.

10 Therefore thus says the Lord God: Because kit1 towered high and set its top among the clouds,2 and lits heart was proud of its height,