Parallel Verses

King James Version

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

New American Standard Bible

Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.

Holman Bible

The princes within her are roaring lions;
her judges are wolves of the night,
which leave nothing for the morning.

International Standard Version

Its national officials are roaring lions; its judges are like wolves of the night that don't leave the bones for the morning.

A Conservative Version

Her rulers in the midst of her are roaring lions. Her judges are evening wolves. They leave nothing till the morrow.

American Standard Version

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.

Amplified

Her officials in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones on the morrow, for nothing is left by morning.

Bible in Basic English

Her rulers are like loud-voiced lions in her; her judges are wolves of the evening, crushing up the bones before the morning.

Darby Translation

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves, that leave nothing for the morning.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they do not leave a bone for tomorrow.

Julia Smith Translation

Her chiefs in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves; they laid not up for the morning.

King James 2000

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave not a bone till the morning.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Her officials in her midst [are] roaring lions; her judges [are] evening wolves; they leave nothing until the morning.

Modern King James verseion

Her rulers within her are roaring lions; her judges evening wolves. They do not gnaw bones for the morning.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Her rulers within her are as roaring lions: her judges are as wolves in the evening, which leave nothing behind them till the morrow.

NET Bible

Her princes are as fierce as roaring lions; her rulers are as hungry as wolves in the desert, who completely devour their prey by morning.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Her rulers in her midst, are roaring lions, - her judges, evening wolves, they have left nothing until morning!

Webster

Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Her heads in her midst are roaring lions, Her judges are evening wolves, They have not gnawn the bone in the morning.

Interlinear

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

שׁאג 
Sha'ag 
Usage: 20

אריה ארי 
'ariy 
Usage: 80

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

זאב 
Z@'eb 
Usage: 7

they gnaw not the bones
גּרם 
Garam 
Usage: 3

References

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Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Judgment Of Jerusalem And The Nations

2 She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God. 3 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow. 4 Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.


Cross References

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen shall spread themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as the eagle that hasteth to eat.

Jeremiah 5:6

Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, and a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, and their backslidings are increased.

Job 4:8-11

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Psalm 10:8-10

He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

Proverbs 28:15

As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for to shed innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Ezekiel 22:6

Behold, the princes of Israel, every one were in thee to their power to shed blood.

Ezekiel 22:25-27

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

Micah 3:1-4

And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and ye princes of the house of Israel; Is it not for you to know judgment?

Micah 3:9-11

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity.

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