Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

‘When she brought up one of her cubs,
He became a lion,
And he learned to tear his prey;
He devoured men.

King James Version

And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.

Holman Bible

She brought up one of her cubs,
and he became a young lion.
After he learned to tear prey,
he devoured people.

International Standard Version

She raised one cub in particular, teaching that fierce lion to become a hunter-prowler to eat human beings.

A Conservative Version

And she brought up one of her whelps. He became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey. He devoured men.

American Standard Version

And she brought up one of her whelps: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Amplified


‘When she [the royal mother-city] brought up [Jehoahaz] one of her cubs,
He became a [young] lion,
And he learned to catch and tear the prey;
He devoured men.

Bible in Basic English

And one of her little ones came to growth under her care, and became a young lion, learning to go after beasts for his food; and he took men for his meat.

Darby Translation

And she brought up one of her whelps; it became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will bring up one of her whelps: it was a young lion, and it will learn to rend the prey eating man.

King James 2000

And she brought up one of her cubs: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And she raised up one from her cubs; he became a fierce lion, and he learned to tear prey; he ate humans.

Modern King James verseion

And she brought up one of her cubs; it became a strong lion and learned to tear the prey. It ate men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

One of her whelps she brought up, and it became a lion: it learned to spoil, and to devour folk.

NET Bible

She reared one of her cubs; he became a young lion. He learned to tear prey; he devoured people.

New Heart English Bible

She brought up one of her cubs: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

The Emphasized Bible

And she reared up one of her whelps - A young lion, he became, And he learned to rend prey. Men, he devoured.

Webster

And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and it learned to catch the prey; it devoured men.

World English Bible

She brought up one of her cubs: he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Youngs Literal Translation

And she bringeth up one of her whelps, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

of her whelps
גּר גּוּר 
Guwr 
Usage: 7

כּפיר 
K@phiyr 
Usage: 32

and it learned
למד 
Lamad 
Usage: 86

to catch
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

the prey
טרף 
Tereph 
Usage: 22

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

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Context Readings

Lament For The Leaders Of Israel

2 and thou shalt say, How hast thy mother, the lioness, lain down among the lions? She raised her whelps among the young lions. 3 ‘When she brought up one of her cubs,
He became a lion,
And he learned to tear his prey;
He devoured men.
4 The Gentiles also heard of him; he was taken in their trap, and they brought him with chains unto the land of Egypt.


Cross References

2 Kings 23:31-32

Jehoahaz was twenty-three years old when he began to reign, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.

2 Chronicles 36:1-2

Then the people of the land took Jehoahaz, the son of Josiah, and made him king in his father's stead in Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 19:6

And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion and learned to catch the prey and devoured men.

Ezekiel 22:25

There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken treasures and honour; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.

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