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And behold another beast, a second, like to a bear, and it raised up itself on one side, and it had three ribs in the mouth of it between the teeth of it: and they said thus unto it, Arise, devour much flesh.
And, after thee, shall arise another kingdom, inferior to thee, - and another - a third kingdom, of bronze, which shall bear rule throughout all the earth.
So then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and lo! a ram, standing before the river, and, it, had two horns, - and, the two horns, were high, but, the one, was higher than the other, and, the higher, had come up, last.
2 Kings 2:24
And, when he turned round and saw them, he cursed them, in the name of Yahweh, - and there came forth two she-bears out of the wood, and tare, of them, forty-two youths.
Let a bereaved bear encounter man, rather than a dullard, with his folly!
I will fall upon them as a bear bereaved, and will read asunder the enclosure of their heart, - that I may devour them there, like a lioness, the wild beast of the field, shall tear them in pieces.
Itself on one side
P'res, - snatched away is thy kingdom, and given to the Medes and Persians.
I saw the ram, pushing strongly westward and northward and southward, so that no wild beast could stand before him, and none could deliver out of his hand, - but he did according to his own pleasure, and shewed himself great.
and, now, the truth, I will tell thee: - Lo! there are, yet three kings, to arise - belonging to Persia, and, the fourth, will amass greater riches than they all, and, when he hath strengthened himself in his riches, the whole, will stir up, the kingdom of Greece.
Behold me! stirring up against them the Medes, - Who of silver, shall take no account, And as for gold, they shall not delight in it;
All ye beasts of the field! come ye to devour, All ye beasts in the forest.
Against the land of Merathaim, go thou up against her, And against the inhabitants of Pekod, - Lay waste and devote to destruction after them Declareth Yahweh, And do according to all which I have commanded thee.
Thou, therefore, son of man, Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Say to the bird of every wing. And to every wild beast of the field. Assemble yourselves and come Gather yourselves from every side, unto my sacrifice which I am sacrificing for yon A great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel,- And ye shall eat flesh and drink blood: