Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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.

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

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Judgment Of Jerusalem And The Nations

2 She listens to no voice; she does not accept correction. In Yahweh she does not trust; to her God she does not draw near. 3 Her officials in her midst [are] roaring lions; her judges [are] evening wolves; they leave nothing until the morning. 4 Her prophets [are] arrogant men of treachery; her priests have defiled [that which is] holy; they do violence to [the] law.


Cross References

Habakkuk 1:8

Their horses [are] more swift than leopards; they are more menacing than wolves [at] dusk. Their horsemen gallop; their horsemen come from afar; they fly like an eagle [that is] swift to devour.

Jeremiah 5:6

Therefore a lion from [the] forest will kill them, A wolf [from the] desert plains will devastate them. A leopard [is] watching their cities, everyone [who] goes out from there will be torn, because their transgressions are many, their apostasies are numerous.

Job 4:8-11

[Just] as I have seen, plowers of mischief and sowers of trouble will reap it.

Psalm 10:8-10

He sits in ambush in villages; in the hiding places he kills [the] innocent. His eyes {lurk} for [the] helpless.

Proverbs 28:15

[Like] a roaring lion and a charging bear [is] a wicked ruler over a poor people.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes [are] rebels and companions of thieves. Every one loves a bribe and runs after gifts. They do not defend [the] orphan and [the] legal dispute of [the] widow does not come before them.

Jeremiah 22:17

"But there is nothing [in] your eyes and your heart {except} your unlawful gain, and on shedding the blood of the innocent, and on committing oppression and extortion."

Ezekiel 22:6

Look! The princes of Israel, each [one] according to his strength, they are in you {for the shedding of blood}.

Ezekiel 22:25-27

The conspiracy of its prophets in the midst of her [is] like a roaring lion [that] is tearing prey. They devour people, and they take wealth and treasure; they make its widows numerous in the midst of her.

Micah 3:1-4

And I said, "Listen, O heads of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel! [Is it] not for you to know justice?

Micah 3:9-11

Hear this, O rulers of the house of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel, those detesting justice and perverting all that [is] right,

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