Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

‘And he walked about among the lions;
He became a young lion,
He learned to tear his prey;
He devoured men.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

He prowled among the lions,
and he became a young lion.
After he learned to tear prey,
he devoured people.

International Standard Version

He prowled around among the lions, became a strong, young lion, and learned to become a hunter-prowler to eat human beings.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


‘And he moved among the lions;
He became a young lion,
He learned to tear the prey;
He devoured men.

Bible in Basic English

And he went up and down among the lions and became a young lion, learning to go after beasts for his food; and he took men for his meat.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And he will go about in the midst of the lions; he was a young lion, and he will learn to tear in pieces the prey, eating man.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he walked about in the midst of lions; he became a fierce lion, and he learned to tear prey; he ate humans.

Modern King James verseion

And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion and learned to tear the prey, and ate men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which went among the lions, and became a fierce lion: learned to spoil, and to devour folk:

NET Bible

He walked about among the lions; he became a young lion. He learned to tear prey; he devoured people.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Yea he went to and fro amidst lions A young lion, he became,- And he learned to rend prey. Men, he devoured;

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And it goeth up and down in the midst of lions, 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
And he went up and down
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the lions
אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

כּפיר 
K@phiyr 
Usage: 32

to catch
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

the prey
טרף 
Tereph 
Usage: 22

and devoured
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Lament For The Leaders Of Israel

5 Now when she saw that she had waited a long time and her hope was being lost, then she took another of her whelps and made him a young lion. 6 ‘And he walked about among the lions;
He became a young lion,
He learned to tear his prey;
He devoured men.
7 And he knew their widows, and he laid waste their cities; and the land was desolate, and the fullness thereof, by the voice of his roaring.


Cross References

2 Kings 24:1-7

In his time Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, came up, and Jehoiakim became his slave three years; then he turned and rebelled against him.

2 Kings 24:9

And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

2 Chronicles 36:5

Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem, and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God.

2 Chronicles 36:9

Jehoiachin was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem; and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

Jeremiah 22:13-17

Woe unto him that builds his house and not in righteousness and his chambers and not in judgment, using his neighbour's service without wages and not giving him the wages of his work!

Jeremiah 26:1-24

In the beginning of the reign of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah came this word from the LORD, saying,

Jeremiah 36:1-32

And it came to pass in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, that this word came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, saying,

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