31:8 The cedars in the garden of God could not eclipse it,
nor could the fir trees 1 match its boughs;
the plane trees were as nothing compared to its branches;
no tree in the garden of God could rival its beauty.
31:9 I made it beautiful with its many branches;
all the trees of Eden, in the garden of God, envied it.
31:10 “‘Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Because it was tall in stature, and its top reached into the clouds, and it was proud of its height,
1 tn Or “cypress trees” (cf. NASB, NLT); NIV “pine trees.”