Parallel Verses

Amplified


The lion has roared! Who will not fear?
The Lord God has spoken [to the prophets]! Who can but prophesy?

New American Standard Bible

A lion has roared! Who will not fear?
The Lord God has spoken! Who can but prophesy?

King James Version

The lion hath roared, who will not fear? the Lord GOD hath spoken, who can but prophesy?

Holman Bible

A lion has roared;
who will not fear?
The Lord God has spoken;
who will not prophesy?

International Standard Version

A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken! Who will not prophesy?

A Conservative Version

The lion has roared, who will not fear? Lord LORD has spoken, who can but prophesy?

American Standard Version

The lion hath roared; who will not fear? The Lord Jehovah hath spoken; who can but prophesy?

Bible in Basic English

The cry of the lion is sounding; who will not have fear? The Lord God has said the word; is it possible for the prophet to keep quiet?

Darby Translation

The lion hath roared, who will not fear? The Lord Jehovah hath spoken, who can but prophesy?

Julia Smith Translation

The lion roared, who shall not be afraid? the Lord Jehovah spake, who shall not prophesy?

King James 2000

The lion has roared, who will not fear? the Lord GOD has spoken, who can but prophesy?

Lexham Expanded Bible

A lion has roared! Who is not afraid? My Lord Yahweh has spoken, who will not prophesy?

Modern King James verseion

The lion has roared; who will not fear? The Lord Jehovah has spoken; who will not prophesy?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When a lion roareth, who will not be afraid? Seeing then that the LORDE God himself speaketh, who will not prophesy?

NET Bible

A lion has roared! Who is not afraid? The sovereign Lord has spoken! Who can refuse to prophesy?

New Heart English Bible

The lion has roared. Who will not fear? The Lord GOD has spoken. Who can but prophesy?

The Emphasized Bible

A lion, hath roared, Who will not fear? My Lord Yahweh, hath spoken, Who can forbear to prophesy?

Webster

The lion hath roared, who will not fear? the Lord GOD hath spoken, who can but prophesy?

World English Bible

The lion has roared. Who will not fear? The Lord Yahweh has spoken. Who can but prophesy?

Youngs Literal Translation

A lion hath roared -- who doth not fear? The Lord Jehovah hath spoken -- who doth not prophesy?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

שׁאג 
Sha'ag 
Usage: 20

who will not

Usage: 0

the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Israel's Guilt And Punishment

7
Surely the Lord God does nothing
Without revealing His secret plan [of the judgment to come]
To His servants the prophets.
8 
The lion has roared! Who will not fear?
The Lord God has spoken [to the prophets]! Who can but prophesy?
9 Proclaim on the fortresses in Ashdod (Philistia) and on the citadels in the land of Egypt, and say, “Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria, and see the great confusion within her and the oppressions and abuse of authority in her midst.



Cross References

Jeremiah 20:9


If I say, “I will not remember Him
Or speak His name anymore,”
Then my heart becomes a burning fire
Shut up in my bones.
And I am weary of enduring and holding it in;
I cannot endure it [nor contain it any longer].

Acts 4:20

for we, on our part, cannot stop telling [people] about what we have seen and heard.”

Amos 1:2


And he said,
“The Lord thunders and roars from Zion [in judgment]
And utters His voice from Jerusalem;
Then the pastures of the shepherds mourn,
And the summit of [Mount] Carmel dries up [because of God’s judgment].”

Job 32:18-19


“For I am full of words;
The spirit within me constrains me.

Amos 2:12


“But you gave the Nazirites wine to drink [despite their vows]
And commanded the prophets, saying, ‘You shall not prophesy!’

Amos 3:4


Does a lion roar in the forest when he has no prey?
Does a young lion growl from his den if he has not captured something?

Amos 7:12-17

Then Amaziah said to Amos, “Go, you seer, run for your life [from Israel] to the land of Judah [your own country] and eat bread and live as a prophet there!

Jonah 1:1-3

Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,

Jonah 3:1-3

Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying,

Acts 5:20

“Go, stand and continue to tell the people in the temple [courtyards] the whole message of this Life [the eternal life revealed by Christ and found through faith in Him].”

Acts 5:29

Then Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men [we have no other choice].

1 Corinthians 9:16

For if I [merely] preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast about, for I am compelled [that is, absolutely obligated to do it]. Woe to me if I do not preach the good news [of salvation]!

Revelation 5:5

Then one of the [twenty-four] elders said to me, “Stop weeping! Look closely, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome and conquered! He can open the scroll and [break] its seven seals.”

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