Parallel Verses

Webster

For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.

New American Standard Bible

For I will be like a lion to Ephraim
And like a young lion to the house of Judah.
I, even I, will tear to pieces and go away,
I will carry away, and there will be none to deliver.

King James Version

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him.

Holman Bible

For I am like a lion to Ephraim
and like a young lion to the house of Judah.
Yes, I will tear them to pieces and depart.
I will carry them off,
and no one can rescue them.

International Standard Version

Therefore I will be like a lion to Ephraim, and like a young lion to the house of Judah. I even I will tear them to pieces, and then I will leave. I will take them away, and there will be no rescue.

A Conservative Version

For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah. I, even I, will tear and go away, I will carry off, and there shall be none to deliver.

American Standard Version

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will carry off, and there shall be none to deliver.

Amplified


For I will be like a lion to Ephraim
And like a young lion to the house of Judah.
I, even I, will tear to pieces and go on [tearing];
I will carry off [the prey] and there will be no one to rescue them.

Bible in Basic English

For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the children of Judah; I, even I, will give him wounds and go away; I will take him away, and there will be no helper.

Darby Translation

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah. I, I will tear and go away; I will carry off, and there shall be none to deliver.

Julia Smith Translation

For I as the lion to Ephraim, and as the young lion to the house of Judah I, I will rend and go away; I will take away and none delivering.

King James 2000

For I will be unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear them and go away; I will take them away, and none shall rescue him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because I [will be] like a lion to Ephraim and like a fierce strong lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear and I will go; I will carry off, and there is no one who delivers.

Modern King James verseion

For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a strong lion to the house of Judah. I, even I, will tear and go away. I will take away, and none shall rescue him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I am unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a lion's whelp to the house of Judah. Even I, I will spoil them, and go my way. I will take them with me, and no man shall rescue them.

NET Bible

I will be like a lion to Ephraim, like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear them to pieces, then I will carry them off, and no one will be able to rescue them!

New Heart English Bible

For I will be to Ephraim like a lion, and like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear in pieces and go away. I will carry off, and there will be no one to deliver.

The Emphasized Bible

For, I, will be as a lion unto Ephraim, and as a young lion to the house of Judah, - I, I, will tear in pieces, and depart, I will carry off, and none be able to rescue.

World English Bible

For I will be to Ephraim like a lion, and like a young lion to the house of Judah. I myself will tear in pieces and go away. I will carry off, and there will be no one to deliver.

Youngs Literal Translation

For I am as a lion to Ephraim, And as a young lion to the house of Judah, I -- I tear and go, I bear away, and there is no deliverer.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For I will be unto Ephraim
אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

as a lion
שׁחל 
Shachal 
Usage: 7

and as a young lion
כּפיר 
K@phiyr 
Usage: 32

to the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

I, even I, will tear
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

and go away
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

I will take away
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Priests Are A Snare

13 When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah saw his wound, then Ephraim went to the Assyrian, and sent to king Jareb: yet he could not heal you, nor cure you of your wound. 14 For I will be to Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, even I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue him. 15 I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.



Cross References

Psalm 7:2

Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.

Micah 5:8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he goeth through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.

Psalm 50:22

Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver.

Hosea 13:7-8

Therefore I will be to them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them.

Deuteronomy 28:31

Thy ox shall be slain before thy eyes, and thou shalt not eat of it: thy ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given to thy enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them.

Job 10:7

Thou knowest that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of thy hand.

Job 10:16

For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou showest thyself wonderful upon me.

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.

Lamentations 3:10

He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Amos 2:14

Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:

Amos 3:4-8

Will a lion roar in the forest, when he hath no prey? will a young lion cry out of his den, if he hath taken nothing?

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