The cypress and the oaks of Zechariah


2 Wail, O cypress, for the cedar has fallen,
Because the glorious trees have been destroyed;
Wail, O oaks of Bashan *,
For the impenetrable forest has come down.

Zechariah xi v. 2

*Bashan means smooth,  and is east of the River Jordan; it is now the Golan Heights see the map below.