Parallel Verses

Webster

And say, What is thy mother: A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

New American Standard Bible

and say,
What was your mother?
A lioness among lions!
She lay down among young lions,
She reared her cubs.

King James Version

And say, What is thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions.

Holman Bible

and say:

What was your mother? A lioness!
She lay down among the lions;
she reared her cubs among the young lions.

International Standard Version

Tell them: "What a lioness your mother was among lions! She reared her cubs in the midst of fierce young males.

A Conservative Version

and say, What was thy mother? A lioness. She couched among lions. In the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.

American Standard Version

and say, What was thy mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her whelps.

Amplified

and say,

‘What was your mother [Jerusalem and Judah]?
A lioness among lions!
She lay down among young lions,
She reared her cubs.

Bible in Basic English

What was your mother? Like a she-lion among lions, stretched out among the young lions she gave food to her little ones.

Darby Translation

and say, What was thy mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps in the midst of the young lions.

Julia Smith Translation

And say, What thy mother? a lioness: between lions she lay down, in the midst of young lions she brought up her whelps

King James 2000

And say, What is your mother? A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her cubs among young lions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and you must say, 'What a lioness [was] your mother among [the] lions. She lay down in the midst of young lions, [and] she reared her lion cubs.

Modern King James verseion

and say: What is your mother? A lioness. She lay down among lions; she multiplied her cubs among young lions.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and say, "Wherefore lay thy mother, that lioness, among the lions, and nourished her young ones among the lion's whelps?

NET Bible

and say: "'What a lioness was your mother among the lions! She lay among young lions; she reared her cubs.

New Heart English Bible

and say, 'What was your mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her cubs.

The Emphasized Bible

and thou shalt say - How was thy mother a lioness, Between lions, she lay down,- I n the midst of young lions, She nourished her whelps;

World English Bible

and say, What was your mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her cubs.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast said: What is thy mother? -- a lioness, Among lions she hath crouched down, In the midst of young lions she hath multiplied her whelps.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

לבאות לבאים לביּא לביא 
Labiy' 
Usage: 14

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

גּר גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 7

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Lament For The Leaders Of Israel

1 Moreover take thou up a lamentation for the princes of Israel, 2 And say, What is thy mother: A lioness: she lay down among lions, she nourished her whelps among young lions. 3 And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.


Cross References

Job 4:11

The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.

Psalm 58:6

Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.

Isaiah 5:29

Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yes, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.

Isaiah 11:6-9

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Nahum 2:11-12

Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding-place of the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion's whelp, and none made them afraid?

Zephaniah 3:1-4

Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city!

Zechariah 11:3

There is a voice of the howling of the shepherds; for their glory is destroyed: a voice of the roaring of young lions; for the pride of Jordan is laid waste.

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