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I have made him fair by the multitude of his branches: so that all the trees of Eden, that were in the garden of God, envied him.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

31:9 trees of Eden. The Tigris-Euphrates region had so reminded the early settlers there after the Flood that they named the rivers after those that had once flowed out of the long-vanished garden of Eden. Thus this hyperbolic description of the proud nation of the Assyrians. See notes on Genesis 2:10; 11:2.

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