Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

New American Standard Bible

"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

King James Version

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Holman Bible

“Her officials within her are like wolves tearing their prey, shedding blood, and destroying lives in order to make profit dishonestly.

International Standard Version

""I'm constantly being profaned among them. Her princes within her are like wolves tearing their prey apart. They shed blood, destroying souls, and make unjust gain.

A Conservative Version

Her rulers in the midst of it are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

American Standard Version

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

Amplified

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves rending and devouring the prey, shedding blood and destroying lives to get dishonest gain.

Bible in Basic English

Her rulers in her are like wolves violently taking their food; putting men to death and causing the destruction of souls, so that they may get their profit.

Darby Translation

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to follow their own greed.

Julia Smith Translation

Her chiefs in her midst as wolves rending the prey, to pour out blood, to destroy souls, for the sake of plundering plunder.

King James 2000

Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Its officials [are] like wolves tearing prey in its midst, to pour out blood, to destroy people, to make dishonest gain.

Modern King James verseion

Her rulers in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, to shed blood and to destroy souls, to get unjust gain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thy rulers in thee are like ravishing wolves, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, for their own covetous lucre.

NET Bible

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

New Heart English Bible

Her officials in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain.

The Emphasized Bible

Her rulers within her have been like wolves, rending prey,- In shedding blood In destroying lives, For the sake of getting dishonest gain.

Webster

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Its princes in its midst are as wolves, Tearing prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, For the sake of gaining dishonest gain.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

זאב 
Z@'eb 
Usage: 7

טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

the prey
טרף 
Tereph 
Usage: 22

to shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

and to destroy
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

to get
בּצע 
Batsa` 
Usage: 17

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Highlighting The Sins And The Judgments Of Israel

26 Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hidden their eyes from my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them. 27 Her princes in its midst are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, [and] to destroy souls, that they may get dishonest gain. 28 Her prophets have plastered for them with whitewash, seeing false visions, and divining lies to them, saying, Thus says the Lord Yahweh, when Yahweh has not spoken.



Cross References

Ezekiel 22:13

Behold, therefore, I have struck my hand at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.

Ezekiel 22:6

Behold, the princes of Israel, everyone according to his power, have been in you to shed blood.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing until the next day.

Ezekiel 19:3-6

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

Ezekiel 22:25

There is a conspiracy of her prophets in its midst, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in its midst.

Ezekiel 45:9

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Let it suffice you, princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute justice and righteousness; dispossessing my people, says the Lord Yahweh.

Hosea 7:1-7

When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered, also the wickedness of Samaria; for they commit falsehood, and the thief enters in, and the gang of robbers ravages outside.

Micah 3:2-3

You who hate the good, and love the evil; who tear off their skin, and their flesh from off their bones;

Micah 3:9-11

Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Micah 7:8

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.

Matthew 21:13

He said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a den of robbers!"

James 2:6-7

But you have dishonored the poor man. Don't the rich oppress you, and personally drag you before the courts?

James 5:1-4

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

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