Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Businessmen based in Sheba, Dedan, Tarshish, and all of its growling lions will ask you, "Are you coming for war spoils? Have you assembled your armies to carry off silver and gold, and to gather lots of war booty?"'"

New American Standard Bible

"Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its villages will say to you, 'Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?'"'

King James Version

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

Holman Bible

Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its rulers will ask you, ‘Have you come to seize spoil? Have you assembled your hordes to carry off plunder, to make off with silver and gold, to take cattle and possessions, to seize great spoil?’

A Conservative Version

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions of it, shall say to thee, Have thou come to take the spoil? Have thou assembled thy company to take the prey, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cat

American Standard Version

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take the spoil? hast thou assembled thy company to take the prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take great spoil?

Amplified

Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish, with all their lionlike cubs [or satellite areas], shall say to you, Have you come to take spoil? Have you gathered your hosts to take the prey? To carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take a great spoil?

Bible in Basic English

Sheba, and Dedan and her traders, Tarshish with all her traders, will say to you, Have you come to take our goods? have you got your armies together to take away our property by force? to take away silver and gold, cattle and goods, to go off with great wealth?

Darby Translation

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to seize a spoil? hast thou gathered thine assemblage to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take cattle and goods, to seize a great spoil?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

Julia Smith Translation

Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish, and all her young lions, they shall say to thee, For spoiling a spoil art thou come? For plundering a plunder didst thou call together thy convocation? to lift up silver and gold, to take cattle and substance, to spoil a great spoil?

King James 2000

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all its villages, shall say unto you, Have you come to take plunder? have you gathered your company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Sheba and Dedan and traders of Tarshish and all its strong lions, they [will] ask you, 'To loot loot are you coming? To plunder plunder [have] you summoned your assembly, to take away silver and gold, to take livestock and goods, to loot great amounts of loot?" '

Modern King James verseion

Sheba and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all their young lions, shall say to you, Have you come to take a spoil? Have you gathered your company to steal a prize, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish with all their worthies, say unto thee, 'Art thou come to rob? Hast thou gathered thy people together, because thou wilt spoil? To take silver and gold; to carry away cattle and goods; and to have a great prey?'

NET Bible

Sheba and Dedan and the traders of Tarshish with all its young warriors will say to you, "Have you come to loot? Have you assembled your armies to plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to haul away a great amount of spoils?"'

New Heart English Bible

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions of it, shall tell you, 'Have you come to take the spoil? Have you assembled your company to take the prey, to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take great spoil?'"'

The Emphasized Bible

Sheba and Dedan and the traders of Tarshish and all her young lions, will say to thee, To capture spoil, art thou coming? And to take prey, hast thou called together thy gathered host? To carry off silver and gold To take away herds and substance, To capture great spoil?

Webster

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all its young lions, shall say to thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

World English Bible

Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions of it, shall tell you, Have you come to take the spoil? have you assembled your company to take the prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods, to take great spoil?

Youngs Literal Translation

Sheba, and Dedan, and merchants of Tarshish, And all its young lions say to thee: To take a spoil art thou come in? To take a prey assembled thine assembly? To bear away silver and gold? To take away cattle and substance? To take a great spoil?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁבא 
Sh@ba' 
Usage: 23

and Dedan
דּדנה דּדן 
D@dan 
Usage: 11

and the merchants
סחר 
Cachar 
Usage: 21

תּרשׁישׁ 
Tarshiysh 
Usage: 28

with all the young lions
כּפיר 
K@phiyr 
Usage: 32

unto thee, Art thou come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to take
שׁלל 
Shalal 
בּזז 
Bazaz 
שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 16
Usage: 43
Usage: 16

a spoil
שׁלל 
Shalal 
Usage: 73

hast thou gathered
קהל 
Qahal 
Usage: 38

קהל 
Qahal 
Usage: 123

a prey
בּז 
Baz 
Usage: 25

to carry away
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

to take away
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

מקנה 
Miqneh 
Usage: 76

and goods
קנין 
Qinyan 
substance, of...getting, goods, riches, with
Usage: 10

a great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

Context Readings

God's Message To Gog

12 I'm going to confiscate anything I can put my hands on. I'll attack the restored ruins and the people who have been gathered together from the nations, who are acquiring livestock and other goods, and who live at the center of the world's attention." 13 "Businessmen based in Sheba, Dedan, Tarshish, and all of its growling lions will ask you, "Are you coming for war spoils? Have you assembled your armies to carry off silver and gold, and to gather lots of war booty?"'" 14 "Therefore, Son of Man, prophesy to Gog and tell him, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "When the day comes when my people are living securely, won't you be aware of it?


Cross References

Ezekiel 27:15

Men from the low country south of Edom and many of the coastlands were your markets for ivory tusks and ebony that they brought to trade with you.

Ezekiel 27:12

"Tarshish was your business partner because of your phenomenal wealth. They traded silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Ezekiel 27:20

"Dedan traded with you, exchanging riding blankets.

Ezekiel 27:22-23

Traders from Sheba and Raamah paid for the best of what you had to offer with all types of spices, precious stones, and gold.

Ezekiel 32:2

"Son of Man, start singing this lamentation about Pharaoh, king of Egypt. Tell him, "You may have called yourself a lion among nations, but you're a monster at sea. You thrash about in your rivers, muddy the water with your feet, and relieve yourself in the rivers.'

Psalm 57:4

I am surrounded by lions. I lie down with those who burn with fire that is, with people whose teeth are like spears and arrows whose tongues are like sharp swords.

Isaiah 10:6

I'm sending my fury against a godless nation, and I'll command him against the people with whom I'm angry to seize loot and snatch plunder, and to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Jeremiah 15:13

"I'll give away your wealth and your treasures as plunder, for free, because of all your sins throughout your territory.

Jeremiah 50:17

"Israel is a scattered flock, driven out by lions. The first to devour him was the king of Assyria, and then afterward King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon gnawed his bones.

Jeremiah 51:38

They'll roar together like young lions; they'll growl like lion cubs.

Ezekiel 19:3-6

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

Ezekiel 25:13

therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm going to raise my clenched fist in Edom's direction and eliminate every single human being and animal from Edom! I'm going to turn everything into a wasteland, starting with Teman, and Dedan will fall by violence!

Ezekiel 27:25

Ocean-going fleets carried your merchandise." "How filled you were! How glorious you were, at home in the heart of the sea!

Nahum 2:11-13

Where is this lion's den? Where is the place where the young lions fed, where the lion and its mate walked with their young, the place where they feared nothing?

Zechariah 11:3

Hear the wailing of the shepherds, for the magnificence of the forest is ruined! Hear the roar of the lions, for the Jordan's arrogance is ruined!

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