'Growling' in the Bible
There is the roaring of the lion and the growling of the young lion, but the teeth of the young lions are broken.
The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
A growling lion, and a ranging bear, Is the wicked ruler over a poor people.
For thus hath Jehovah said unto me: Like as the lion and the young lion growling over his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, is not afraid of their voice, nor giveth way before the multitude of them; so will Jehovah of hosts come down to war upon mount Zion, and on the hill thereof.
The Babylonians are all like lions roaring for prey. They are like lion cubs growling for something to eat.
"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?"'"