Ezekiel 19:6
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New International Version
He prowled among the lions, for he was now a strong lion. He learned to tear the prey and he became a man-eater.

New Living Translation
He prowled among the other lions and stood out among them in his strength. He learned to hunt and devour prey, and he, too, became a man-eater.

English Standard Version
He prowled among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch prey; he devoured men,

New American Standard Bible
And he walked about among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear his prey; He devoured men.

King James Bible
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He prowled among the lions, and he became a young lion. After he learned to tear prey, he devoured people.

International Standard Version
He prowled around among the lions, became a strong, young lion, and learned to become a hunter-prowler— to eat human beings.

NET Bible
He walked about among the lions; he became a young lion. He learned to tear prey; he devoured people.

New Heart English Bible
He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He became a young lion, and he prowled among the lions. He learned to tear apart the animals he hunted. He ate people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he went up and down among the lions, He became a young lion; And he learned to catch the prey, He devoured men.

New American Standard 1977
‘And he walked about among the lions;
            He became a young lion,
            He learned to tear his prey;
            He devoured men.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion and learned to catch the prey and devoured men.

King James 2000 Bible
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

American King James Version
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

American Standard Version
And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he went up and down among the lions, and became a lion: and he learned to catch the prey, and to devour men.

Darby Bible Translation
And he went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

English Revised Version
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion: and he learned to catch the prey, he devoured men.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

World English Bible
He went up and down among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch the prey; he devoured men.

Young's Literal Translation
And it goeth up and down in the midst of lions, A young lion it hath been, And it learneth to tear prey, man it hath devoured.
Study Bible
Kingly Power Abused
5When she saw, as she waited, That her hope was lost, She took another of her cubs And made him a young lion. 6And he walked about among the lions; He became a young lion, He learned to tear his prey; He devoured men. 7'He destroyed their fortified towers And laid waste their cities; And the land and its fullness were appalled Because of the sound of his roaring.…
Cross References
2 Kings 24:9
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done.

2 Chronicles 36:9
Jehoiachin was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem, and he did evil in the sight of the LORD.

Ezekiel 19:5
When she saw, as she waited, That her hope was lost, She took another of her cubs And made him a young lion.

Ezekiel 19:7
'He destroyed their fortified towers And laid waste their cities; And the land and its fullness were appalled Because of the sound of his roaring.
Treasury of Scripture

And he went up and down among the lions, he became a young lion, and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men.

he went Became a perfect heathen: he reigned eleven years, a monster of iniquity.

2 Kings 24:1-7 In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim …

2 Chronicles 36:5 Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and …

Jeremiah 22:13-17 Woe to him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers …

Ezekiel 26:1-21 And it came to pass in the eleventh year, in the first day of the …

Ezekiel 36:1-38 Also, you son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel, and say, …

he became

Ezekiel 19:3 And she brought up one of her whelps: it became a young lion, and …

And he went up and down among the lions,.... The kings, as the Targum; kings of neighbouring nations, as Pharaoh king of Egypt, and Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and sometimes he was subject to the one, and sometimes to the offer: and his going up and down among them may denote his continuance as a king; for whereas his brother reigned but three months, he reigned eleven years:

he became a young lion; an oppressive prince, a cruel and tyrannical king:

and learned to catch the prey, and devoured men; he was notorious for his acts of injustice and arbitrary power; for the detaining the wages of workmen, and for his oppression, violence, and rapine, and shedding of innocent blood, Jeremiah 22:13. 6. went up and down among the lions—imitated the recklessness and tyranny of the surrounding kings (Jer 22:13-17).

catch … prey—to do evil, gratifying his lusts by oppression (2Ki 23:37).19:1-9 Ezekiel is to compare the kingdom of Judah to a lioness. He must compare the kings of Judah to a lion's whelps; they were cruel and oppressive to their own subjects. The righteousness of God is to be acknowledged, when those who have terrified and enslaved others, are themselves terrified and enslaved. When professors of religion form connexions with ungodly persons, their children usually grow up following after the maxims and fashions of a wicked world. Advancement to authority discovers the ambition and selfishness of men's hearts; and those who spend their lives in mischief, generally end them by violence.
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