Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For a nation has invaded my land, Mighty and without number; Its teeth are the teeth of a lion, And it has the fangs of a lioness.

King James Version

For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.

Holman Bible

For a nation has invaded My land, powerful and without number; its teeth are the teeth of a lion, and it has the fangs of a lioness.

International Standard Version

Indeed, a nation has invaded my land it is strong and its population is too large to count with teeth like a lion and fangs like a lioness.

A Conservative Version

For a nation has come up upon my land, strong, and without number. His teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the jaw-teeth of a lioness.

American Standard Version

For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, and without number; his teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the jaw-teeth of a lioness.

Amplified

For a [heathen and hostile] nation [of locusts, illustrative of a human foe] has invaded My land, mighty and without number; its teeth are the teeth of a lion, and it has the jaw teeth of a lioness.

Bible in Basic English

For a nation has come up over my land, strong and without number; his teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the back teeth of a great lion.

Darby Translation

For a nation is come up upon my land, strong and without number: his teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the cheek teeth of a lioness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For a people has come up upon my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the molars of a great lion.

Julia Smith Translation

For a nation came up upon my land, strong, and no number; his teeth the teeth of a lion, and a biter's teeth of the lioness to him.

King James 2000

For a nation has come up upon my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the fangs of a lioness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because a nation has {invaded} my land, strong {and beyond counting}. Its teeth [are] the teeth of a lion, and its fangs [are those] of a lioness.

Modern King James verseion

For a nation has come up on My land, strong and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the jaw teeth of a lioness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, a mighty and an innumerable people shall come up into my land: these have teeth like the teeth of Lions, and chaftbones like the lioness.

NET Bible

For a nation has invaded our land. There are so many of them they are too numerous to count. Their teeth are like those of a lion; they tear apart their prey like a lioness.

New Heart English Bible

For a nation has come up on my land, strong, and without number. His teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the fangs of a lioness.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a nation, hath come up over my land, bold, and without number, - his teeth, are the teeth of a lion, and, the fangs of a lioness, hath he!

Webster

For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.

World English Bible

For a nation has come up on my land, strong, and without number. His teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he has the fangs of a lioness.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a nation hath come up on my land, Strong, and there is no number, Its teeth are the teeth of a lion, And it hath the jaw-teeth of a lioness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

is come up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

עצם עצוּם 
`atsuwm 
Usage: 31

מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

are the teeth
שׁן 
Shen 
Usage: 55

of a lion
אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

and he hath the cheek teeth
מתלּעה 
M@thall@`ah 
Usage: 3

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Lament Over The Land

5 Awake, drunkards, and weep; And wail, all you wine drinkers, On account of the sweet wine That is cut off from your mouth. 6 For a nation has invaded my land, Mighty and without number; Its teeth are the teeth of a lion, And it has the fangs of a lioness. 7 It has made my vine a waste And my fig tree splinters. It has stripped them bare and cast them away; Their branches have become white.



Cross References

Joel 2:25

"Then I will make up to you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

Psalm 107:34

A fruitful land into a salt waste, Because of the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Proverbs 30:14

There is a kind of man whose teeth are like swords And his jaw teeth like knives, To devour the afflicted from the earth And the needy from among men.

Proverbs 30:25-27

The ants are not a strong people, But they prepare their food in the summer;

Isaiah 8:8

"Then it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through, It will reach even to the neck; And the spread of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, O Immanuel.

Isaiah 32:13

For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up; Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.

Hosea 9:3

They will not remain in the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to Egypt, And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.

Joel 2:2-11

A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

Revelation 9:7-10

The appearance of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle; and on their heads appeared to be crowns like gold, and their faces were like the faces of men.



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